I have a love/hate relationship with the holiday turkey. In that, I love to eat it, but I’m incredibly intimated to prepare it.

That is until I figured out a big secret.

Shhhh…come closer. You’ll want to hear this.

A pressure cooker. Yes, seriously. You’ll have a nice, juicy turkey breast full of flavor and ready to eat in less than an hour. I’m not sure how the holiday bird can get any easier.

A juicy, flavorful turkey breast made in a pressure cooker in less than an hour. The easiest holiday turkey recipe that you'll find for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Instant Pot or Multi-cooker.

A juicy, flavorful turkey breast made in a pressure cooker in less than an hour. The easiest holiday turkey recipe that you’ll find for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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A juicy, flavorful turkey breast made in a pressure cooker in less than an hour. The easiest holiday turkey recipe that you'll find for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Instant Pot or Multi-cooker.

Pressure Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 7 lb bone-in skin-on turkey breast
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 medium white or yellow onions, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 springs fresh sage

Directions:

  1. Place trivet inside pressure cooker. Add chicken broth, onions, garlic, and celery.
  2. Mix olive oil and dry spices to a small bowl until well combined.
  3. Remove gravy packet (if necessary) from turkey, and wash turkey thoroughly. Pat dry.
  4. Using a brush, cover turkey with the oil/spice mixture. Place turkey, breast side up, into the pressure pot. Attach and lock lid, and set to "POULTRY" setting (or high) for 35 minutes.
  5. After cooking, let turkey breast naturally release until lid is unlocked.

optional: if you want to crisp up the skin, place turkey breast in a roasting pan and broil at 445 degrees until desired

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