Wild Turkey Breast with Cranberries and Don de Dieu

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Serves 6 to 8 
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

 

Ingredients

- 1 (3 lb.) wild or grain-fed turkey breast

- 2 tbsp. butter

- Salt and pepper to taste

- ¼ cup shallots, chopped

- 1½ cup cranberries

- ¼ cup sugar

- 12 oz. Don de Dieu beer

- 1½ cup demi-glace (or commercial brown sauce mix)

- ½ cup orange juice

- 2 tbsp. vinegar 

 

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place turkey breast in a buttered baking dish, garnish with a knob of butter, season, and cook 1 hour. Add shallots, cranberries, and sugar and continue cooking 15 minutes. Add beer, demi-glace, orange juice, and vinegar, and continue cooking for 20 to 30 minutes.  Carve turkey breast into fine slices and serve on a bed of sauce.

 

Recipe : Fourquet Fourchette Restaurant, fourquet-fourchette.com.