Back to Lemon Turkey Stir-Fry

Print Options


Card Sizes


Lemon Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe

Audrey Thibodeau of Mesa, Arizona sent the recipe for this tender turkey stir-fry. A hint of lemon accents the flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 pound turkey breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup each sliced green onion and celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients until smooth. Dissolve bouillon and honey in boiling water; stir into the cornstarch mixture. Set aside.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry turkey in 1 tablespoon hot oil until no longer pink; remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, stir-fry the green onions, celery and red pepper in remaining oil until crisp-tender; return turkey to pan. Stir bouillon mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add water chestnuts and pea pods; heat through. Stir in lemon juice and pepper. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 264 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 444mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Lemon Turkey Stir-Fry

Sort By :

Average Rating
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"It was really light and husband and i had never made stir fry before and thought this was very easy! I might marinade the turkey a bit ahead of time to add some flavor but overall it was yummy!"

Loading Image