Tasty Turkey Skillet Recipe
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Tasty Turkey Skillet Recipe

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"I like using boxed rice and pasta mixes as the basis for quick meals," writes Betty Kleberger of Florissant, Missouri. This colorful dish is simple to cook on the stovetop using fried rice mix, tender turkey and convenient frozen vegetables.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloins, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 package (6.2 ounces) fried rice mix
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 238 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 650mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.


  1. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Remove turkey and keep warm.
  2. Set aside seasoning packet from rice. In the same skillet, saute rice in butter until lightly browned. Stir in the water, cayenne and contents of seasoning packet.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the corn, broccoli, red pepper if desired and turkey. Return to a boil. reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until the rice and vegetables are tender. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Tasty Turkey Skillet in Quick Cooking January/February 2003, p35

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 53315
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"Also, this dish suits my diabetic diet. THANK YOU!!"

Joscy User ID: 2694585 132945
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"Very good; my preference is to use fresh broccoli crowns."

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