Sesame Turkey

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Slow Cook: 5 hrs to 6 hrs (low) or 2 1/2 to 3 hours (high)
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Sesame Turkey
Ingredients
3
pounds turkey breast tenderloins
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8
teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4
cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4
cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
4
teaspoons grated fresh ginger
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon toasted sesame oil
2
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons cold water
2
tablespoons sliced green onion (1)
1
tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
Directions
  1. Place turkey in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with black pepper and cayenne pepper. In a small bowl, combine broth, soy sauce, ginger, lemon juice, sesame oil, and garlic. Pour over turkey.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
  3. Transfer turkey to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover turkey and keep warm.
  4. For sauce, strain cooking liquid into a small saucepan. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and the water; stir into cooking liquid. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  5. If desired, slice turkey. Spoon sauce over turkey. Sprinkle with green onion and sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts (Sesame Turkey)
    Per serving:
  • 222 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 112 mg chol.,
  • 373 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 0 g sugar,
  • 42 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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