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Grilled Honey Dijon Turkey Breast
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5 from 3 votes

Grilled Honey Dijon Turkey Breast

You don't have to wait for Thanksgiving to enjoy this turkey either - it's perfect for summer barbeques, picnics, or even making ahead to bring to lunch. This recipe is quite easy to follow and, after doing the brine in advance, is ready to cook up super quickly.

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Turkey Breast
Servings: 2
Calories: 61kcal


Ingredients For the Turkey Brine

  • 1

    Skinless turkey breast (deboned and cut in half)

  • 1/4

    Cup Kosher salt

  • 1/4

    Cup Brown sugar (can substitute white sugar)

  • 2

    Tbsp Fresh ginger (minced)

  • 2

    Tbsp Freshly ground black pepper or cracked peppercorns

  • 1

    Tbsp Cinnamon

  • 3-4

    Garlic cloves (minced)

  • 4

    Cups  water

Honey Dijon Glaze Ingredients

  • 3

    Tbsp Honey

  • 2

    Tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1

    Chipotle chile in adobo sauce (minced) *

  • 2


    Balsamic vinegar


  • Combine the honey, minced chipotle, dijon mustard, and vinegar in a small bowl with a whisk and set it aside.

  • Preheat the grill to medium heat if using an electric or gas grill; if using a charcoal grill, get out your grill thermometer and maintain the heat at around 350 F degrees.

  • Remove turkey from the fridge and discard​ brine.

  • Pat dry the turkey and brush it all over with the glaze, then place turkey on the grill and cook for 25-30 minutes, turning it over only once.

  • Baste the turkey with the honey Dijon glaze throughout the cooking process with a brush.

  • Be sure to baste both sides, allowing the basted layer to caramelize a little before adding another layer of glaze.

  • When done, remove the turkey from heat and let rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.


Serving: 57g | Calories: 61kcal