Sweet ‘N’ Sour Turkey
Sweet-and-sour lovers will have a lot to look forward to when they simmer up this saucy supper from Shanna Webb. In her Provo, Utah kitchen, she stir-fries leftover turkey, canned pineapple tidbits and veggies for the in-a-dash dinner.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 celery ribs, sliced
- 2 medium carrots, sliced
- 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups julienned cooked turkey
- 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened pineapple tidbits, undrained
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
- Hot cooked rice
- In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and brown sugar. Stir in the broth, soy sauce and lemon juice until smooth; set aside.
- In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry the celery, carrots and onion in butter for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir broth mixture; gradually add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the turkey, pineapple and almonds; heat through. Serve over rice.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 327 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 642mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fruit, 1 fat.
Originally published as Sweet 'N' Sour Turkey in Quick Cooking November/December 2004