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Jerk-Marinated Turkey Tenderloins recipe

Jerk-Marinated Turkey Tenderloins.

Turkey tenderloins soak for a short whilein a marinade made with orange juice, gingerroot, honey and Jamaicanjerk seasoning prior to being grilled, sliced and served overa flavorful rice and bean pilaf.

Recipe: Jerk-Marinated TurkeyTenderloins

1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning
1 package (about 1 pound) Honeysuckle White® Turkey BreastTenderloins
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
Pinch of cayenne pepper
1 cup long-grain white rice
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (15.25-ounce) can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

  • Mix together orange juice, gingerroot,honey and jerk seasoning.
  • Place turkey in large resealable bag orbaking dish. Pour orange juice mixture over turkey; refrigerate30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • Drain turkey, reserving marinade for basting.
  • Grill over gas or charcoal 5 minutes oneach side; cover and continue to cook 10 minutes more, bastingoccasionally, until turkey is cooked through and has reachedan internal temperature of 170°F (80°C).
  • While turkey is cooking, heat oil in largesaucepan. Add green onions, bell pepper, and cayenne; cook about5 minutes or until vegetables start to soften.
  • Add rice; cook, stirring occasionally,2-3 minutes or until rice is hot and coated with oil.
  • Add broth and beans; bring to a simmer.
  • Cook over low heat, covered, 20 minutesor until all liquid had been absorbed.
  • Stir in cilantro; mound rice on servingplatter or individual plates.
  • Carve turkey into slices and arrange ontop of rice.

    Makes 6 servings.

    Oven Directions: To cook in oven, heatoven to 350°F (175°C). Place turkey on a baking pan,cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15minutes more or until internal temperature reaches 170°F(80°C).

    Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Usedwith permission.


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    In this simple recipe, chicken is marinated in yogurt and tandoori masala, then grilled over hot coals to produce the complex flavors of Tandoori chicken.

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