How to Cook Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast?

Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast will be the star of your Thanksgiving table. This turkey breast is juicy, succulent and tender as it is cooked to perfection and topped with crispy bacon. It’s easy to prepare, and your guests will love it this year!

How long does it take to cook a turkey breast wrapped in bacon

Wrap turkey breast in bacon and place on a baking sheet. Cook for 1 hour in the oven at 350F, or until the internal temperature of the breasts reaches 160F. Before slicing, remove the cake from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes.

How to cook turkey wrapped in bacon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees C).
  • Garnish the turkey with sage and garlic powder. Bacon should be completely wrapped around the bird.
  • 3 1/2 to 4 hours in the preheated oven, brushing the turkey with juice on the baking sheet every 45 minutes until it is no longer pink on the bone and the juices are clear.

What’s the best way to prepare turkey breast wrapped in Corky bacon


  • Eight turkey breasts wrapped in bacon and stuffed with 8 ounces are included.
  • 4 lbs. net weight
  • Turkey breast is wrapped in Texas smoked bacon and stuffed with herb cranberry breadcrumb filling.
  • Individually vacuum packed; raw and frozen on arrival.
  • Cook for 45 minutes at 375F if frozen, or 35 minutes if thawed.

How long should foil-wrapped turkey breast take to cook

Individual roasts must be thawed in their original packaging for 48 hours in a refrigerated environment, according to Butterball. Remove the thawed roast from the plastic wrap, but leave the foil in place. Place the roast in a shallow pan in a convection oven preheated to 325 degrees F. Cook for about 2 hours, or 15 minutes per pound of roast. Peel back the foil with about 30 minutes remaining in the cooking phase to allow for a colored crust. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and cook the roast for 2.5 hours in a normal oven. When the internal temperature of the roast reaches 165 degrees F, remove it from the oven and let it “rest” for 30 minutes before slicing or carving.

How long does it take to cook turkey breast

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Brush turkey on all sides, including the curve of the breast. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Arrange the vegetables in the bottom of a roasting pan large enough to fit the turkey. In the skillet, place the turkey breast-side up. Bake for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the grill registers 160 degrees F.
  • Place turkey on a cutting board and cover with foil for 30 minutes. (While resting, the breast temperature will rise to 170 degrees F.)
  • Any drips from the pan should be poured into a grease separator or small basin. 3 tablespoons of fat should be stored; the rest must be discarded. In a large bowl, combine the pan juices with the stock. Place the roasting pan on the stove over medium-high heat and add the stored oil. With a wooden spoon, scrape the browned part from the bottom of the pan. Cook, stirring regularly, for 2 minutes after adding flour. Continue to stir the broth while continuing to stir. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes, or until sauce thickens. Remove vegetables from sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cut the breast and place it on a plate with the sauce.

How long does turkey breast take to cook per pound

Allow 12-14 minutes per pound at 400F for bone turkey breast. Increase the duration to 17-20 minutes per pound if the oven temperature is 350F. Cooking time will be slightly shorter if you use boneless breasts.

In the oven, do I cover turkey wrapped in bacon

Bake for 25-30 minutes, uncovered, until bacon is lightly browned. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake for another 90 minutes or until the thermometer placed at the thickest part of the thigh shows 170-175. If the bacon browns too quickly, cover it with foil.

How long does it take to roast turkey bacon

In general, turkey should be cooked for 15-17 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit and 20 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit in the oven.

When roasting turkey, how do you keep it moist

Preparation: Preheat oven to 430 degrees Fahrenheit on the roast setting. Place an oven rack on the bottom of your oven (mine was on the second level from the bottom) to ensure that your large turkey is roasting in the center of the oven and the turkey breast is kept away from the top heating element.

1. Here’s a great trick I got from Alton Brown to protect and keep turkey breast juicy: Make a triangle out of a large square piece of paper. Rub one side of the triangle with olive oil and shape it over the turkey breast (oil side down), then remove the foil; it will protect your turkey breast and keep it from drying out. This shield will later be used in the roasting process.

2. Insert an oven-safe meat thermometer deep into the dark meat of the bird, under the drumstick. Time to put it in the oven. Start baking for 20 minutes at 430 degrees Fahrenheit, uncovered.

3. Remove from the oven and quickly grease the bottom of the plate with butter. You can use a baster or tilt the pan to one side and use a large spoon to collect the drippings. Spread the prepared foil triangles onto the turkey breast.

4. Bake for another 2 hours 30 minutes at 350F for a 12 pound turkey. (After lowering the oven temperature to 350F, roast the turkey for about 13 minutes per pound.) To ensure that the turkey is thoroughly cooked, the temperature check should read 170 degrees Fahrenheit on the thigh and 160 degrees Fahrenheit on the breast. Remove the turkey from the oven (keep in mind that the temperature of the turkey continues to rise slightly after removing it from the oven).

Note: The USDA currently recommends a safe poultry temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit, although the deeper parts of the thigh should be cooked to 170 degrees Fahrenheit.

5. Place turkey on a serving tray and cover with foil, loose but intact. Allow at least 1 hour for the turkey to rest. The longer the set, the more sensitive and easier it is to cut. Keep the roasting pan dripping for a great turkey gravy. Make your turkey festive by decorating it. My veggie is kale, with a dash of apple, orange wedge and lemon wedge on top.

Is it necessary to cover my turkey breast with foil while cooking

We’ve found that wrapping turkey in foil makes it much more moist than roasting it without it, and we prefer to just cover the breasts to even out cooking time. Some people say that roasting a turkey breast-side down and turning it in half produces the same results as breasts wrapped in foil. Turning a heavy, hot bird, on the other hand, is a difficult task. In addition, grill racks can sometimes leave streaks or dents on the chest, reducing the appearance of the beautiful centerpiece.

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