Leftover Turkey? Try This Nutritious & Delicious Recipe

Leftover Turkey? Try This Nutritious & Delicious Recipe

Description: What would the holidays be without the traditional turkey feast? What do you do with all the leftovers? Here’s a recipe you might like to try.

Turkey Sukiyaki

This is one recipe my mom makes with either leftover turkey or chicken. For vegetarians, you can always substitute the turkey with tofu and the turkey broth with vegetable broth. Yummy!!

Here are the ingredients you will need:

500g (1 lb) cooked turkey (or chicken), cut in strips or cubes

25ml (2tbsp) lemon juice

Dash of ground white pepper (I use black pepper)

25ml (2 tbsp) cooking oi (I use a combo of avocado and coconut oil)

500ml (2 cups) sliced fresh mushrooms

375ml (1 ½ cups) fresh bean spouts

125ml (1/2 cup) chopped celery

50ml (1/4 cup) chopped green onion

75ml (1/3 cup) chopped red pepper (I like to julienne the peppers as it looks nicer on the plate)

50ml (1/4 cup) sliced water chestnuts

1 small onion (slices) (1 cup)

125ml (1/2 cup) turkey broth or chicken broth

15ml (1 tbsp) soya sauce

500ml (2 cups) cooked rice (I like basmati or jasmine)

500ml (2 cups) fresh spinach, torn in bite-size pieces


In a dish, combine turkey with lemon juice. Sprinkle with pepper. In a wok or large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, bean sprouts, celery, green onions, red pepper, water chestnuts, and onion. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Mix turkey broth with soya sauce, and add to turkey-vegetable mixture. When the liquid boils, add cooked rice and spinach, mixing well. Reduce heat to low and cover. Remove lid to stir occasionally, until mixture is heated through – about 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

In case you'd like some tips on making that delicious roast turkey gravy, here's a video to show you how:

How to Make Gravy for Roast Turkey

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