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Easy Marinated Turkey Breast Recipe

We love turkey, but sometimes cooking the entire bird is overwhelming. I like serving turkey breast for a quick and healthy meal. 
Prep Time4 hrs 20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Turkey, Easy Turkey, marinated turkey breast
Servings: 6
Calories: 366kcal


  • cup vegetable oil
  • cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (3 pound) turkey breast


  • In a gallon-sized resealable bag, mix together vegetable oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, honey, basil, and black pepper.
  • Add turkey breast to bag and let marinate for at least 4 hours (or overnight).
  • Remove turkey breast from bag and discard marinade.
  • Preheat grill to high heat.
  • Lightly oil the grill grate.
  • Place turkey breasts on the grill. Close the lid, and grill turkey breasts about 15 minutes on each side, or to an internal temperature of 170 degrees F (68 degrees C).


Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 940mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg