BBQ Turkey Breast

This BBQ Turkey Breast makes a quick and hearty meal. A simple homemade spice rub adds an extra kick of flavor to the BBQ sauce. Serve with corn on the cob and coleslaw for a taste of the outdoors any time of year.


  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 (1 1/2 lb) skinless turkey breast
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1/4 cup water


Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.

Coat the bottom of a glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

Toss together garlic powder, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl to combine.

Pierce each side of the breast as deeply as possible about 25 times with a fork.

Rub the breast with olive oil, covering it completely.

Rub the spice blend into the turkey breast.

Spoon 2 Tbsp of the barbecue sauce over the turkey.

Put the prepared turkey into the glass dish.

Pour the water into the dish being careful not to pour it over the turkey.

Bake 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 170 degrees.

Remove the turkey and spoon the remaining barbecue sauce over the top.

Allow the turkey to stand 15 minutes before slicing.

Cook Time:

Yield: 4 servings


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