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Grilled Turkey Tenderloins with Ginger-Garlic Marinade Recipe

Grilled Turkey Tenderloins with Ginger-Garlic Marinade Recipe

"I've been using this recipe for 10 years-we love it!" shares Debra Holt of Franklin, Virginia. "I am a high school teacher, and a student gave me the recipe."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 3/4 pound turkey breast tenderloins


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, oil, sugar, garlic, ginger and mustard. Pour 1/4 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add turkey. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. 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 8-10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°, turning twice and basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Cut into slices. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked turkey equals 297 calories, 12 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 1,301 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 42 g protein.