Wild Turkey Breast

Donna Brown


This wild turkey breast is so tender and flavorful and certainly easy to prepare. The brining helps make it really tender.


★★★★★ 3 votes



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  • ·
    wild turkey breast
  • 1/2 c
    kosher salt
  • ·
    enough water to cover turkey breast
  • 1/2 - 1
    bottle zesty italian dressing
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    mccormick mesquite grill mates seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3-4
    garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Wild Turkey Breast


  1. In a gallon zip-lock bag, add salt, sugar, peppercorns, garlic, thyme and bay leaf. Add turkey breast and enough water to cover. Zip bag closed and shake 3 - 4 times to mix. Place in refrigerator and brine overnight. Next a.m., remove turkey from brine, rinse turkey well. Discard brine. Sprinkle turkey with mesquite seasoning and place in crockpot. Cover turkey with Italian dressing. Cook on low about 5-6 hours or until tender. Remove turkey from crockpot and cool. Slice turkey.

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About Wild Turkey Breast

Course/Dish: Turkey, Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American

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