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Coconut-Crusted Turkey Strips

 Coconut-Crusted Turkey Strips
My granddaughter shared these baked turkey strips with me. With a plum dipping sauce, they're just the thing for a light supper. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds turkey breast tenderloins, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • Cooking spray
  • DIPPING SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup plum sauce
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg whites and
  • oil. In another shallow bowl, mix coconut, bread crumbs, sesame
  • seeds and salt. Dip turkey in egg mixture, then in coconut mixture,
  • patting to help coating adhere.
  • Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray; spritz turkey with
  • cooking spray. Bake 10-12 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink,
  • turning once.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, mix sauce ingredients. Bring to a
  • boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve turkey

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Coconut-Crusted Turkey Strips (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3 ounces cooked turkey with 2 tablespoon sauce equals 278 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 519 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.