Instant Pot Turkey Breast Recipe with Bone-In Turkey Breast

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Juicy, moist, and flavorful is what you get with this Instant Pot Turkey Breast recipe. Learn how to cook a turkey breast in Instant Pot!

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Instant Pot Turkey Breast Recipe

35 minutes is all it takes to cook your Instant Pot turkey. You follow that with a natural release which will help lock in your moisture for the ultimate juicy bird.

Essential Instant Pot Tools

  • Instant Pot Pot-in-Pot - This pan is essential when cooking recipes that might stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Tall Trivet Set- Use this handy too when cooking a recipe in the inner pot and second recipe (or part of a recipe, like rice) utilizing the pot-in-pot method
  • Sling- You'll want to have a sling when you use the pot-in-pot method, like when you make cheesecake.
  • Instant Pot Inner Pot - I like to have an extra inner pot available because of how much cooking I do in my Instant Pot. It comes in really handy when I want to put a lid on the inner pot and refrigerate the leftovers, or mix up ingredients the night before to save time at the end of the day.
  • 101 Instant Pot Recipes for Beginners-  This book comes in handy when you're learning how to use your Instant Pot and experimenting with new recipes.

How To Cook Turkey Breast In Instant Pot

This recipe couldn't get any easier. Place your liquid and turkey into your pot in the pressure cooker. Add your other ingredients.

Close the lid and cook on high pressure as directed, and do a natural release. This will help ensure your breast is juicy and fork-tender.

What to Serve With Turkey Breast

You can truly pair this turkey with any of your favorite sides. Whether you make this for the holidays or just a normal everyday weeknight meal.

What Size of Turkey Breast To Buy For Instant Pot

Depending on the size of your Instant Pot you might be wondering what size of turkey breast will fit into your Instant Pot. Use this as a rough guide to kind of help you know what size of breast to buy.

  • For 6 quart | 5-6 pounds bone-in and 6-7 boneless
  • For 8 quart | 7-8 pounds bone-in and 8-9 bonless

If you use an 8 quart you will want to use 2 cups of water instead of one to ensure it comes to pressure as well. That is a basic guide of liquid needed.

How To Store Leftover Turkey Breast

You can take any leftovers you have and place it in an airtight container for up to three days in the refrigerator.

Or if you don't plan to eat it all at once, you can opt to freeze some of your leftover meat. Place in a freezer bag or vacuum-sealed bag and store it in the freezer.

Best Way To Reheat Turkey Breast

Turkey breast is notorious for drying out. So you will want to add a little liquid with the meat as you reheat it. Whether you opt for the microwave for a quick reheat or oven.

For a skillet add a little water or broth with your meat and heat it up slowly. The liquid will soak in a bit helping to keep the meat moist.

If you warm the turkey up in the oven, make sure to cover with foil to prevent it from drying out.


Yield: 8-12 Servings

Instant Pot Turkey Breast

turkey breast with gravy on white plate

This moist turkey breast will melt in your mouth and works as a deliciously quick dinner idea. Some love them because it is an easy meat to eat and does not have any fat, others do not love them because it seems dry and tasteless meat. But with this technique you will get juicy turkey breasts always and very easily, you are all going to enjoy them very much.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


Supplies to make juicy Turkey Breast recipe:

Ingredients for the best Turkey Breast Recipe:


  1. Set turkey breast on trivet in inner pot. Combine remaining ingredients in inner pot of the Instant Pot.
  2. Close the instant pot lid and turn pressure valve to seal. Cook on manual high pressure for 35 minutes.
  3. Allow for a natural pressure.


Suggestions to use your juicy Tukey Brest recipe:

  • Once the breasts are cooked, you can use them in a multitude of recipes, either to eat them warm and freshly made but also to use them as if they were cold cuts, cutting them into thin slices when they are cold, or adding them to tortillas to make tacos, or in salads, or snacks.


  • Can my dog eat Turkey Brest? Yes, of course, your dog will love to eat a piece or two of Turkey Brest. Only remember to remove the onion and garlic pieces before giving them because these ingredients can harm your furry friend's digestive system.
  • Can my cat eat Turkey Brest? Your cat will love to have some of this Turkey Brest, it is safe and a delicious snack for your furry friend, since their natural diet includes only meat and proteins. But avoid giving the onion and garlic pieces, these ingredients are toxic for your cat.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 677Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 363mgSodium 451mgCarbohydrates 3gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 1gSugar 1gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 137g

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