How to Cook a Turkey in Your Instant Pot
Having turkey for Thanksgiving?🍗
Did you know that you can cook a delicious turkey breast with yummy gravy in your Instant Pot pressure cooker in under an hour?! 😮
I love how simple and easy it is to cook a turkey breast instead of a whole turkey. It’s perfect for a smaller Thanksgiving gathering, and it’s also a great way to enjoy a quick turkey dinner throughout the year. You’ll definitely be impressed by how tender and juicy the meat turns out from cooking in the Instant Pot!
The processes of cooking a turkey breast in the Instant Pot is very simple and straightforward! Simply season the turkey as desired with poultry spices, stuff it with veggies and fresh herbs, and set the timer. Take it out and make a quick gravy with the drippings.
Instant Pot Turkey Breast
yield: 8 SERVINGS
cook time: 40 MINUTES
total time: 40 MINUTES
Use your Instant Pot to cook a tender, juicy turkey breast and gravy in under an hour!
- 6 lb. Turkey Breast, bone-in, thawed
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 teaspoons Herbes de Provence (or poultry herbs of choice)
- 14 oz. of chicken broth
- 1 onion, quartered
- 1 piece of celery, quartered
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons water
Note: These directions are for a bone-in 6-pound turkey that I thawed for a couple of days in the fridge and cooked in my 6 quart Instant Pot. You can cook it frozen, I’ve read. If so, your cook time should double to 60 minutes, and always use a thermometer to make sure the internal temperature has reached at least 165 degrees. It’s easy to close the lid and cook longer if needed.
For folks that own a larger 8 quart Instant pot, you’ll be able to cook an even larger breast, or even a tiny full turkey!
What an easy and delicious way to whip up turkey and gravy!
My family loves a good turkey dinner and this is a great option to make it. I love how the meat isn’t dried out at all! The gravy turns out delicious also. YUM!