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Juicy Herb & Butter Turkey Crown Roast

My recipe for oven-roasted turkey crown roast includes an herbed butter rub and fresh orange for juicy and flavorful breast meat that is never bland.

Ingredients

About 7.5 lbs turkey crown Dried basil Sprigs of fresh thyme Fresh rosemary Fresh oranges Butter, softened Salt + pepper

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Step by Step Instructions

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Step 1

 Preheat the oven to 400 Fahrenheit. Put softened room temperature butter in a bowl and add the salt, dried basil, and thyme leaves.

Step 2

 Mix the butter thoroughly with the herbs to make a soft spreading paste.

Step 3

Carefully separate the skin from the breast and lift it up. Watch for tears, they can easily happen.

Step 4

Spread with butter getting it completely underneath the skin, using about a third of the total amount.

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