[Keto Recipes] Air Fryer Turkey Breast

A friend recently asked if you can make turkey breast in the air fryer, so of course I ran out to the store, and looked for a small enough breast that would fit in the basket. It wasn’t hard to find, this was made with a 4 pound bone-in breast which was pretty average in size.

TIPS:

  • Depending on the size of your air fryer, a 4 to 5-pound breast should fit fine in a 5 quart or larger air fryer. Just be sure the height of the meat is below the top of the basket before you start.
  • Time will vary depending on the size of your breast, to be sure it’s cooked perfectly I recommend using an instant-read thermometer to test the internal temperature.
  • If your breast is frozen, thaw it overnight in the refrigerator.

HOW TO CARVE A TURKEY BREAST

  • Allow the cooked breast to rest on a carving board for at least 15 minutes under foil loosely tented to allow the juices to redistribute.
  • With a large sharp knife, run the knife along the side of the breast bone using long even strokes.  If you are using a serrated knife use a sawing motion.
  • Follow the bone all the way toward the bottom of the board.
  • Bring your knife around to the front and connect where you started carving at the top of the breast bone.
  • Cut down the ribs. Follow it around and down to the bottom to connect to the bottom of the first breast bone cut.
  • Pull the meat away from the bone and slice. Repeat the same on the other
[Keto Recipes] Air Fryer Turkey Breast
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[Keto Recipes] Air Fryer Turkey Breast

Recipe by AbrahamCourse: Recipe
Servings

10

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

55

minutes
Calories

226

kcal
Total time

1

hour 

Air Fryer Turkey Breast comes out so moist and juicy and perfectly cooked with a beautiful deep golden brown skin. And bonus, it cooks in a fraction of the time it would in the oven!

Ingredients

  • 4-pound turkey breast, on the bone with skin (ribs removed)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons kosher

  • 1/2 tablespoon dry turkey or poultry seasoning, I used Bell’s which has not salt

Directions

  • Rub 1/2 tablespoon of oil all over the turkey breast. Season both sides with salt and turkey seasoning then rub in the remaining half tablespoon of oil over the skin side.
  • Preheat the air fryer 350F and cook skin side down 20 minutes, turn over and cook until the internal temperature is 160F using an instant-read thermometer about 30 to 40 minutes more depending on the size of your breast. Let is rest 10 minutes before carving.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts

10 servings per container

Serving Size113g


  • Amount Per ServingCalories226
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
  • Cholesterol 84mg 29%
  • Sodium 296mg 13%
  • Protein 32.5g 65%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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