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Instant Pot Turkey Breast

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 36 mins
Total Time 46 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 6-7 lb bone in turkey breast
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 celery stem cut into 2" long
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup olive oil


  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp rosemary

Cornstarch Mixture

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp filtered water



  • In a small bowl: combine all the seasoning ingredients together and mix. Set aside.
  • Rinse, clean and pat dry (with a paper towel) the turkey breast.
  • Brush olive oil all over the turkey breast.
  • Rub the seasoning mixture all over the turkey breast.
  • Stuff the breast cavity with the onion, garlic cloves and celery stems.

Pressure Cook

  • Place the trivet inside the cooker. Pour chicken broth into the cooker.
  • Place the turkey breast onto the trivet (breast side up).
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 6 minutes per pound with a natural release.
  • Remove the lid. Press the cancel button. Carefully pull the trivet with the breast and vegetables out of the cooker (wait at least 5 minutes). Discard the vegetables. Place the breast onto a baking sheet.
  • Broil the breast for 5-6 minutes or until golden.
  • Slice the breast and place on a serving platter.


  • Optional - in a medium size bowl: use a fine mesh and strain the broth. Transfer the broth back to the cooker.
  • Set to saute-high.
  • In a small bowl: combine cornstarch and water; mix until cornstarch is fully dissolved. Pour mixture into the cooker. Simmer for 10 minutes or until desired consistency.
  • Season with salt and pepper.


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