Grilled Apple 'n' Honey Turkey

 TFC Grilled Apple Turkey Breast retouch v1

Grilled Apple 'n' Honey Turkey

  • Approx. 1lb (500g) boneless Canadian Turkey Breast
  • One apple, cored and sliced
  • ½ cup (125 mL) Apple Juice
  • 2 Tbsp (25 mL) liquid Honey
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh Mint or 1 tsp/5 mL dried, crumbled (optional)
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Lemon Juice
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) Cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Mix all ingredients except turkey and apple slices in a shallow dish. Stir thoroughly to blend honey with juice and seasonings. Add turkey breast, turning to coat both sides.
  2. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 4 hours (or overnight), turning occasionally.
  3. Remove turkey from marinade, pour liquid into small saucepan and set aside.
  4. Cut breast horizontally down the centre, without cutting right through.
  5. Insert apples slices in centre and tie breast closed with kitchen twine.
  6. Barbecue turkey on oiled grill over medium-high heat, just until meat is no longer pink in centre.
  7. Add 2 Tbsp (25 mL) water to marinade. Heat to a boil, boiling for at least 5 minutes. Serve as a sauce with turkey.


Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 205; Protein: 28 g; Fat 5 g; Carbohydrates 12 g.