The best turkey breast marinade! This marinade is what takes turkey breast from being slightly boring to being absolutely delicious!

Marinated Turkey Breast

This marinated turkey breast has to be one of my favorite recipes for a quick, healthy meal. It combines maximum flavor with minimum work in the kitchen.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Marinated turkey breast, Turkey marinade
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinating 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 268kcal
Author Christel Oerum


  • 4 oz. turkey breast
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. dried basil
  • ¼ tsp. thyme
  • ¼ tsp. pepper


  • Mix basil, thyme, garlic powder, and pepper with balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a bowl or large Ziploc.
  • Cut the turkey breast into thumb-sized pieces or strips and place in the marinade for at least 20-30 minutes.
  • Take the turkey out of the marinade and fry in a skillet for 5-8 minutes at medium heat (depending on the size of the turkey strips. Turkey HAS to be fully cooked).


Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.6g | Protein: 25.6g | Fat: 13.5g | Saturated Fat: 1.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 136mg | Potassium: 1119mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 2.2g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 2.5mg | Net carbs: 3.9g