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Grilled Jerk Turkey

 Grilled Jerk Turkey
Moist and seasoned with ginger, Caribbean jerk spices and jalapeno pepper, this simple grilled entrée is more tangy than hot and spicy. It's wonderful for backyard barbecues. Diane Halferty - Corpus Christi, Texas
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (20 ounces) turkey breast tenderloins

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup
  • marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add turkey. Seal bag
  • and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate
  • remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade from the turkey. Using long-handled tongs,
  • moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill
  • rack. Grill turkey, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from
  • the heat for 7-10 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer
  • reads 170°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Cut
  • into slices. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked turkey equals 195 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 481 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.