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Garlic-Ginger Turkey Tenderloins Recipe

Garlic-Ginger Turkey Tenderloins Recipe

This good-for-you Asian entree can be on your family's plates quicker than Chinese takeout…and for a lot less money! Shared by our Test Kitchen, it has a ginger-and-brown sugar soy sauce that spices up the turkey tenderloins as they bake.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (20 ounces) turkey breast tenderloins
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
  • 8 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth


  • 1. Place turkey in a shallow 3-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 6 teaspoons soy sauce, ginger, garlic and pepper. Set half aside; sprinkle remaining mixture over turkey.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch and broth until smooth. Stir in reserved soy sauce mixture and remaining brown sugar and soy sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with turkey. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked turkey with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 212 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 639 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.