Kiwifruit Turkey Roast


  • 1 California kiwifruit, pared and quartered
  • 3/4 cup orange juice, divided
  • 2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Salt
  • 1 (2-1/4 to 2-1/2 lb.) turkey breast half
  • Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 California kiwifruit, pared and sliced

Combine quartered kiwifruit, 1/4 cup orange juice, lemon juice, oil, ginger and 1/8 teaspoon salt in food processor or blender; process until smooth. Season turkey breast with salt and pepper, place in glass dish and coat with orange juice mixture. Marinate 30 minutes; turn once. Roast, uncovered, on rack at 325 degrees F. 1 hour and 45 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 185 degrees f. at thickest part of breast. Baste with orange juice marinade every 30 minutes during roasting. Remove turkey and rack from pan. Stir flour into pan drippings. Gradually add water and remaining orange juice. Cook and stir until slightly thickened. Add honey and generous dash pepper. Carve turkey into slices. Serve with gravy; garnish with sliced kiwifruit. Makes about 6 servings.

Variation: Add 2 cups raisins along with other fruit.