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Chipotle Citrus-Glazed Turkey Tenderloins

 Chipotle Citrus-Glazed Turkey Tenderloins
This simple skillet recipe makes it easy to cook turkey on a weeknight. The combination of sweet, spicy and smoky flavors from orange, peppers and molasses is amazing.—Darlene Morris, Franklinton, Louisiana
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 4 turkey breast tenderloins (5 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 2 teaspoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro


  • Sprinkle turkey with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown
  • turkey in oil on all sides.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk the juices, brown sugar, molasses
  • and chipotle peppers; add to skillet. Reduce heat and simmer for
  • 12-16 minutes or until turkey reaches 165°. Transfer turkey to a
  • cutting board; let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Simmer glaze until thickened, about 4 minutes. Slice turkey and serve
  • with glaze. Top with cilantro. Yield: 4 servings (1/2 cup sauce).