Sesame Turkey Stir-Fry
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 teaspoons curry powder
- 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 teaspoons sesame or canola oil
- 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
- 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 cups shredded cooked turkey breast
- 1 green onion, sliced
- 2 cups hot cooked brown rice
- Thinly sliced serrano pepper and toasted sesame seeds, optional
- In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients until blended. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add red pepper and onion; stir-fry until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
- Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Add turkey; heat through. Stir in green onion. Serve with rice. If desired, top with serrano pepper and sesame seeds.
Editor's NoteWear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup stir-fry with 1/2 cup rice: 269 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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Apr 21, 2017
I had some leftover turkey to used up and I thought this would be something different to try. It was good and curry flavor was prevalent. It had some spice on its own before adding the Serrano pepper. A jalapeno may be a better alternative (and I like a lot of heat).