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Instant Pot Turkey Breast

This Instant Pot Turkey Breast recipe is the best method for moist, tender, and flavorful turkey! Just 10 minutes to prep, 40 minutes in the instant pot, and you’ve got perfectly cooked turkey ready to go! Serve this turkey breast with homemade gravy using the leftover cooking liquid!


Gather your Ingredients


Rub with oil and seasonings:  Remove the turkey breast from its packaging, then coat with oil. Combine all of the seasonings in a small bowl. 


Brush the skin with oil.


Rub the mixture of seasoning all over the turkey breast.


Cook: Select Manual or Pressure Cook and cook on high pressure for 45 minutes. When the cook time is up, let the pressure release naturally, then open the valve and remove the lid. If desired, you can place the breast skin side up on a baking sheet to brown the top in the oven. Otherwise, let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.


Make the gravy: After removing the turkey from the pot, strain the cooking liquid, then add it back into the pot. Hit Sauté on the instant pot. In a small bowl, whisk together chicken broth and cornstarch, then stir that into the juices in the instant pot. Cook and stir until thickened, then season to taste with salt and pepper.