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Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe

Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe

Here's a tasty way to prepare turkey anytime of year. My family loves the tender turkey strips, colorful vegetables and crunchy cashews. You don't always have to fix the whole bird to enjoy the wonderful taste of turkey. —Julianne Johnson, Grove City, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless turkey breast halves, cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups pea pods, trimmed
  • Cooked rice, optional
  • 1/3 cup cashews, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry turkey in oil over medium-high heat until no longer pink, about 5-6 minutes. Remove turkey and keep warm. Stir-fry the onion, carrot, green pepper and mushrooms until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the chicken broth, cornstarch, soy sauce and ginger. Add to skillet; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  • 3. Return turkey to skillet with pea pods; cook and stir until heated through. Serve with rice if desired. Top with cashews. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with low-sodium chicken broth and soy sauce, and served without rice or cashews) equals 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch; also, 277 calories, 200 mg sodium, 84 mg cholesterol, 11 gm carbohydrate, 40 gm protein, 7 gm fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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