Butter Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Butter Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

This Butter Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast comes to existence for one mission, and that is to make you enjoy the best turkey flavor possible! The look that it gets when it’s done, will catch your attention and water your mouth.

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  • 1 (5 to 7 lb) bone-in turkey breast, thawed
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder

Butter Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Instructions For Butter Basted Slow Cooker Turkey Breast:

1 ) Remove turkey from packaging and remove any giblets, gravy packets, and the neck if they are in the cavity. Don’t rinse the turkey. Pat the turkey dry with paper towels. This helps the butter mixture stick to the bird. In a medium bowl, combine the butter, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

2 ) Mix until well combined. Rub the butter mixture over the entire bird. Carefully separate the skin from the meat over the breasts and rub butter mixture between the skin and meat. Place the turkey in the slow cooker, breast side up and cover.

3 ) Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours or until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. To crisp the skin up, place on a oven-safe platter and place under the broiler of the oven on low until crisp and golden brown. Allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.

Notes: For an even more moist and tender turkey, cook with the breast side down. Just be prepared that you won’t really be able to slice the turkey this way; it will just fall off the bone. The presentation isn’t great with this method, but the meat is super moist.


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