This is a summertime favorite at our house. While the turkey is a nice change of pace and goes great with the sweet basting sauce and pineapple, the recipe also works well with chunks of chicken. —Traci Goodman of Paducah, Kentucky
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- 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
- 1 pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 large sweet onion, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
- 1 large green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
- Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use). In a large bowl, combine the reserved pineapple juice, brown sugar, oil, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and mustard.
- Pour 1/3 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add turkey. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
- Drain and discard used marinade. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the vegetables, turkey and pineapple. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
- Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink, basting frequently with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Pepper Kabobs in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p37
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Reviewed Oct. 21, 2015
"Good and flavorful."
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2015
"Although I used chicken instead of turkey, since I had none in the house, I followed the rest of the recipe exactly and it was delicious. Just a nice hint of sweetness."