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Grilled Turkey Tenderloin Recipe

Grilled Turkey Tenderloin Recipe

When they taste my grilled specialty, my guests say, "This turkey melts in your mouth—and the flavor is fantastic!" The recipe includes a tangy marinade that was developed for our turkey producers' booth at the state fair. — Denise Nebel, Wayland, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash each garlic powder and pepper
  • 2 turkey breast tenderloins (1/2 pound each)

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the apple juice, soy sauce, oil, lemon juice, onion, vanilla, ginger, garlic powder and pepper; add the turkey. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill turkey, covered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked turkey equals 157 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.