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Apricot Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe
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Apricot Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe

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Tender turkey, crunchy veggies and dried apricots make this easy stir-fry a standout. "Try serving it over rice or thin spaghetti, too," suggests Robin Chamberlin, Los Costa, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup apricot nectar
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup dried apricot halves, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut into thin slices
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil or additional canola oil
  • 2-1/2 cups fresh snow peas
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red or yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Hot cooked couscous, optional

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup stir-fry mixture (calculated without couscous) equals 270 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 512 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, apricot nectar, soy sauce, vinegar and red pepper flakes until smooth. Add apricots; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry turkey in canola and sesame oil until no longer pink. Add the peas, onion and red pepper; stir-fry until crisp-tender. Remove meat and vegetables with a slotted spoon; keep warm.
  3. Stir cornstarch mixture and gradually add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return meat and vegetables to the pan; toss to coat. Heat through. Serve with couscous if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Turkey Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty April/May 2003, p21

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup stir-fry mixture (calculated without couscous) equals 270 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 512 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2008

Excellent...company fare for sure! I serrved it with wild rice and a salad.

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