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Instant Pot Boneless Turkey Breast

Instant Pot Boneless Turkey Breast with Gravy from the drippings.Perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner for a small family made within a fraction of time!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Boneless Turkey Breast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 3

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 Turkey Breast Boneless(2 pounds)
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 3-4 tsp Garlic Cloves smashed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Thyme Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock or Water

Gravy

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Mix the paprika, smashed garlic, salt and thyme leaves.Rub the Turkey breast all over with it.
  • Select SAUTE setting.Add oil to the instant pot.Once it's hot(wait for the instant pot to read HOT), Place the turkey breast in.Let it brown for 4 minutes.
  • Turn and brown the other side for another 3 minutes.
  • Remove the Turkey breast.
  • Add Chicken broth to the instant pot.Deglaze well.
  • Place the Trivet in.Place the turkey on top.Cancel SAUTE.
  • Select PRESSURE COOK for 18 minutes on HIGH pressure,Valve in SEALED position.
  • Let the pressure escape Naturally for 10 minutes, then Quick release.Check the temperature of the turkey  with an instant read thermometer, If the turkey is not at least 165 F, lock the lid in place and continue to cook it for a few more minutes.Remove the turkey and the trivet.Let it rest till you make the gravy.

Gravy

  • Keep the Turkey drippings in the inner pot.Select SAUTE mode.
  • Add butter and let it melt.
  • Add the flour and whisk well.Whisk in the chicken broth and cream.
  • Cook in SAUTE mode for 3 more minutes while whisking.
  • Check seasoning and add more salt and pepper if needed.