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Sesame Turkey

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 20 mins Slow Cook 5 hrs to 6 hrs  (low) or 2 1/2 to 3 hours (high)
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  cloves garlic, minced
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 222,
  • Fat, total (g) 3,
  • chol. (mg) 112,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 3,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 0,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 0,
  • pro. (g) 42,
  • vit. A (IU) 49,
  • vit. C (mg) 2,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 9,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 12,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 373,
  • Potassium (mg) 371,
  • calcium (mg) 30,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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