Delicious turkey breast recipe just in time for Christmas

In the spirit of “giving,” this Christmas recipe with turkey breast is the gift that keeps giving. And it’s just in time for Christmas Day!

This easy to make Seasoned Turkey Breast with Crispy Potatoes recipe will leave you wanting more and great to share with the family too.

This delicious turkey breast can be added to the main meal or simply nibbled between meals.

Recipe for seasoned turkey breast


  • 1 tbsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion salt
  • 1.5 kg fresh single turkey breast with skin
  • 1 kg white baby potatoes
  • 2 3/4 cups Massel liquid chicken style broth
  • 50 grams of butter
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Steamed buttered peas for serving

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  1. Mix the paprika, sugar, cumin, fennel seeds, garlic powder and onion salt in a bowl. Rub the mixture all over the turkey. Pepper.
  2. Place the potatoes on the bottom of the slow cooker. Pour over 3/4 cup broth. Top with turkey. Cover. Cook on LOW for 6 hours or until juice runs clear when thickest part of turkey is pierced with a skewer.
  3. Preheat the oven to 240°C/220°C for a fan. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper – place the turkey on a plate. Cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Set aside two leftovers.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, place the potatoes on the prepared baking sheet. Cut in half. Flip roast potatoes for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  5. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet. Add flour. Cook, stirring, until the mixture turns golden. Gradually stir in ½ cup cooking liquid until well combined. Add the rest of the broth and thyme. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture bubbles and thickens.
  6. Slice turkey. Add the parsley to the potatoes. Throw to combine. Serve turkey with potatoes, gravy and buttered peas.

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