Instant Pot Braised Turkey Breast

This main dish is a great option for dinner. It takes around 50 minutes total, including the preparation.

I pour the gravy on top after cooking and serve it with mashed potatoes and rice.

Instant Pot Braised Turkey Breast
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: Braised Turkey Breast, celery
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary minced
  • 14 ounce chicken broth
  • 1 (6½-pound) skin-on, bone-in turkey breast
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp water
  • Place the celery, onion, herbs and broth in Instant Pot and arrange a steamer trivet on top.
  • Arrange turkey breast on top of the trivet and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “High Pressure” for about 30 minutes. 
  • Press “Cancel” and do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and transfer the turkey breast onto a cutting board. 
  • With a slotted spoon, skim off the fat from the surface of broth. Then strain it, discarding solids.
  • In a small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in water.
  • Return the broth in Instant pot and select “Sauté”.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture, stirring continuously and cook for about 3-4 minutes. 
  • Select “Cancel” and transfer the gravy into a serving bowl.
  • Cut the turkey breast into desired sized slices and serve alongside the gravy.
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