Poitrine de dinde à la sauce aux canneberges

Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce

27 September 2023

This Thanksgiving, amaze your guests with a delicious turkey breast recipe with cranberry sauce.

Turkey breasts are an excellent source of lean protein and are low in saturated fat. It’s a healthy option for enjoying a guilt-free Thanksgiving feast! Plus, you won't need to spend hours in the kitchen. Turkey breasts cook quickly, which means more time to enjoy the company of your loved ones.


Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
Servings: 4


    Cranberry sauce

    • 1 cup fresh cranberries
    • 1 small sprig of fresh rosemary
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons of water
    • 2 tablespoons of orange juice


    1. Preheat oven to 375 ° F

    2. Prepare the cranberry sauce:

    • In a saucepan over low heat, add the fresh cranberries, rosemary sprig, sugar, water and orange juice.
    • Cook the mixture, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
    • Increase the heat slightly to medium-low and continue to cook until the cranberries are the consistency of jam, about 10 minutes.
    • Remove the rosemary sprig and any leaves that may have come loose during cooking.
    • Mash the cranberry sauce until it is as smooth as possible, without large chunks of cranberry. Put aside.

    3. Prepare the turkey breast:

    • Brush the turkey breast with olive oil.
    • Season the turkey breast with sage, salt and pepper.
    • Spread the cranberry sauce all over the turkey breast, making sure to cover it well.

    4. Roast the turkey for about 40 to 45 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 ° F (74 °C ).

    5. When the turkey is cooked, remove from the oven and let rest under foil for about 5 minutes.

    6. Serving the turkey:

    • When serving the turkey, cut it into 3/4-inch slices, cutting against the grain.
    • Serve with classic Thanksgiving side dishes (stuffing, mashed potatoes, beans, etc.)

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