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Zesty Apricot Turkey Recipe

Zesty Apricot Turkey Recipe

Grilled turkey from Wendy Moylan of Crystal Lake, Illinois is bound to be the centerpiece of any picnic. The poultry's fruity coating gets a little kick from hot pepper sauce...and would be a nice complement to other meats, too. This entree is so easy, you'll be munching in the sunshine in no time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup apricot spreadable fruit
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 turkey breast tenderloins (8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave, melt spreadable fruit; stir in vinegar, honey, garlic, lemon peel and pepper sauce. Reserve 1/4 cup sauce for serving.
  • 2. Sprinkle turkey with salt and pepper; place on an oiled grill rack over medium heat. Grill, covered, until a thermometer reads 165°, 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally and brushing with remaining sauce during the last 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with reserved sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked turkey with 1 tablespoon sauce: 200 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 424mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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