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Grill-Roasted Turkey Breast with Apple Cider Glaze

Moist and tender turkey, coated with apple syrup glaze for a sumptuous holiday meal.
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Makes 6 Servings
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Ingredients
Directions
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Rinse turkey with cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Place on rimmed baking sheet, season generously with salt and pepper, then let sit at room temperature for 1 hr
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20 min. before cooking, preheat gas grill to medium-high or light coals. Stir together cider, apple, brown sugar and soy sauce in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking, stirring occasionally
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When grill is ready, turn o center burner(s) or rake coals to edges, banking them. Center steam pan below grate and pour in about 1/2" of water. Add apple and green onions to pan
4
Pat turkey dry with clean paper towel and season a second time. Rub avocado oil over skin. Working quickly, center breast on grate directly over prepared steam pan. Cover grill immediately
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Cook until thickest part of breast registers 165° (be careful not to touch breast bone with thermometer), about 1 to 1 1/2 hrs. Add more water as needed during cooking.
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15 min. before turkey is done, open grill and quickly brush on half the glaze. Cover grill and finish cooking
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Transfer turkey to cutting board, tent with foil and rest for 15 min. to finish cooking and preserve juiciness
8
Slice and serve immediately with reserved glaze