Apple Smoked Turkey Breast with Rosemary Apple Salsa

By sexyswamprat

Ingredients
  • 2 cups applewood chips, soaked in water for 3 hours

  • 2 cups balsamic vinegar

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/4 cup sea salt

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 tablespoons black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram

  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel or zest

  • 1 3 to 3-1/2 pounds bone-in turkey breast

  • 1 Recipe Rosemary Apple Salsa

Directions
  1. Prepare Rosemary Apple Salsa recipe.

  2. In a large self-closing plastic bag combine vinegar, water, salt, chili powder, pepper, marjoram and lemon peel. Place turkey breast in bag, seal and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  3. Prepare grill for indirect-heat cooking. Drain water from applewood chips and add to hot coals.

  4. Remove turkey from marinade and reserve marinade. Place turkey, skin-side-up, on grill rack over drip pan.

  5. Cover and grill turkey 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until food thermometer inserted into deepest portion of breast reaches 170 degrees F, adding water-soaked applewood chips to coals as necessary.

  6. In small saucepan, over high heat, bring reserved marinade to boil, boil 2-3 minutes. Cool and brush over turkey breast during last 40 minutes of grilling time.

  7. Let turkey stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Serve sliced turkey breast with Rosemary Apple Salsa.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
per Serving
Yield
6 servings
Calories
368
Fat. Total
15g
Protein
45g
Carbohydrates
Total
11g
Sodium
999mg
% Cal. from Fat
37%
Cholesterol
115mg

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7 replies

sexyswamprat
sexyswamprat 2008-11-15 15:37:39 -0600 Report

I have a but load of apple recipes that are not "diabetic friendly" I will send the to you in personal messages if you would like them for a special treat.