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.

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

A juicy, flavorful turkey breast made in a pressure cooker in less than an hour.

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

Instructions 

  • Place trivet inside pressure cooker. Add chicken broth, onions, garlic, and celery.
  • Mix olive oil and dry spices to a small bowl until well combined.
  • Remove gravy packet (if necessary) from turkey, and wash turkey thoroughly. Pat dry.
  • 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.
  • 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