Turkey is part of the poultry family. A turkey is a very large game bird and has a specific colourful plumage. A turkey breast is the meat from the chest of the turkey. This large, lean cut is the only white meat on the bird.
The breast meat of a turkey has a firm texture, a distinctive taste and is mild in flavour. Turkey breasts are lean and fat free. Usually they are great. Turkey breast can be roasted whole in the oven, grilled, or smoked.