Grilled Turkey the Secret is in the Marinade
Some people prefer to only serve the breast of the turkey at Holiday
meals and you will find that grilled turkey recipes will be a hit in
You can use all kinds of marinades to flavor and
tenderize your turkey before grilling. Any acidy liquid such as wine,
pineapple juice, and vinegar mixed with your favorite seasonings can be
an awesome marinade for your turkey.
Who said you have to have
the traditional turkey and dressing for your holiday meals? Be bold and
begin your own tradition and use a grilled turkey recipe. Using
different recipes will give you more ways to serve turkey during the
holidays without being the same old recipe.
Here is one recipe that you family will enjoy.
- 2 chopped garlic cloves,
- 3 tablespoons of apple cider,
- 3 teaspoons of olive oil,
- 1 tablespoon of thyme,
- 3 tablespoons of lime juice,
- 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and
- 1 boneless turkey breast.
In a dish with a lid mix together the garlic, cider, olive oil,
thyme, juice and soy sauce.
Preparation of the Bird
Pound the turkey breast with a meat tenderizer until it is about a 2
inch thickness, place in the marinade and leave for 3 hours or longer.
The longer the breast is in the marinade the better the
flavor will be because it will have more time to penetrate the meat.
Prepare your grill. Grill the turkey breast 6 inches from the coal
and baste with the marinade while grilling. The turkey breast is ready
when pierced with a fork the juice runs clear.
You can always
barbeque your turkey breast to give your holiday meal a unique flavor of
the west or use a Cajun barbeque recipe for that hot and spicy taste.
Now, you have changed the tradition and can add some of
your own favorite side dishes and have a new and unique tradition to
Since, turkey is usually served 2 to 3 times a year,
learning new ways to cook turkey will give you an exciting meal to
prepare and many of these grilled turkey recipes will save you time from
standing over a hot stove in doors to prepare your holiday meals and the
entire family will enjoy the change. Grilled Turkey why not?
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