This recipe was uniquely fantastic! I would have never thought we would try, let alone make something with all the combination of flavors in this recipe. Ted and I both absolutely loved it! So aromatic and tasty! This was also very quick to prepare. This felt like a real food adventure! The fresh mint on top was amazing!
- 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- 3/4 cup apple or pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon cold water
- 4 scallions, thinly sliced
- 1 pound turkey cutlets, cut into four portions (see Ingredient note)
- 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
- Freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 2 tablespoons slivered fresh mint, (optional)
- 1-2 teaspoons curry powder
- 1 Pat turkey cutlets dry with paper towels; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey and cook until browned on both sides and no longer pink in the center, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
- 2 Add onion to the pan; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add garlic, ginger and curry; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add juice and apricots; bring to a simmer. Cook until the apricots are plump and the liquid is slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.
- 3 Add cornstarch mixture to the pan and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 1 minute. Return the turkey and any accumulated juices to the pan. Cook, turning the cutlets a few times, until coated and heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in scallions and mint (if using). Serve immediately, with a dollop of yogurt.
- You can use boneless, skinless chicken breasts in this recipe. Cover with plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2 inch thick; cook 4 to 5 minutes per side.
Original Recipe form Eating Well