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Citrus Turkey

 Citrus Turkey
My sister Sandra shared this recipe with me, so around my house we call it "Sandi's Citrus Turkey".
2 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 turkey breast tenderloin (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt to taste, optional
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  • Rub garlic over all sides of tenderloin. Place in a greased shallow
  • 5-cup baking dish. Pour the orange juice, 1/4 cup broth and lemon
  • juice over turkey. Sprinkle with the thyme, salt if desired and
  • pepper.
  • Cover and bake at 325° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-20
  • minutes longer or until meat juices run clear and a meat thermometer
  • reads 170°, basting occasionally. Remove turkey to a serving
  • platter and keep warm.
  • For sauce, pour drippings and loosened browned bits into a measuring
  • cup. Skim fat; pour drippings into a small saucepan. Combine
  • cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth. Stir into drippings.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Serve with turkey. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 pound) equals 155 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein.