Spicy Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe
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Spicy Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe

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"This is one of my husband's favorite recipes, and he doesn't even know it is good for him!" writes Alexandra Armitage of Nottingham, New Hampshire.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 pound boneless skinless turkey breast, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons dry roasted peanuts
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup stir-fry, calculated without rice) equals 233 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 866 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients until smooth; set aside.
  2. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, stir-fry turkey in hot oil for 2-3 minutes. Add sweet pepper, garlic, ginger and broccoli; stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir broth mixture; add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Turkey Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p6

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup stir-fry, calculated without rice) equals 233 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 866 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2010

"quick and easy with a very nice zip to it. One of our favorite stir fry recipes."

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