What temperature do I cook a whole turkey breast?

6.6lb whole fresh turkey breast, what temp, how long?

Jeannine Doyle


Jeannine D. November 25, 2015
Thanks, everyone, it's 6.6 lbs
Susan W. November 24, 2015
I have better luck cooking turkey breast a little slower. 325 for about 20-25 minutes per lb. Take it out when it reaches 160f. Jeffrey Zacharian says 150f, but I'm not as gutsy as he is.
Ali S. November 24, 2015
I do 400° F for about 45 minutes.
Ali S. November 24, 2015
Oof but that's for about a 4 pound breast—hopefully it gives you a place to start, though! Happy turkeying.
Leslie S. November 24, 2015
This guide should help you! https://food52.com/blog/11646-the-essential-numbers-a-guide-to-times-and-temps-for-cooking-your-bird

This is also a great (and Genius) turkey breast! https://food52.com/recipes/31989-torrisi-s-turkey
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