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Tempting Pineapple Turkey with Almonds

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

For an Asian twist to leftover Turkey, Tempting Pineapple Turkey with Almonds will soon prove to become a family favourite! This recipe will satisfy 4 hungry or 6 moderate-sized appetites.

1 c chopped onion

2 T vegetable oil

1-10 pkg of frozen snow peas

1½ c celery, sliced diagonally

2 chicken bouillon cubes

¾ c water

2 T cornstarch

1 T soy sauce

1-20 oz can pineapple chunks, with juice

1 –10 oz can sliced mushrooms, drained

1 –5 oz can sliced water chestnuts, drained

½ c slivered blanched almonds

3 c julienne strips of cooked turkey cooked rice

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet, and add the onion. Sauté until just soft.
  2. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the water.
  3. Add the peas, celery, and dissolved bouillon to the skillet. Stir together, then cover.
  4. Bring to the boiling point, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Combine the soy sauce, cornstarch, and drained pineapple juice together, stirring until a smooth consistency is formed.
  6. Slowly add the sauce to the skillet with the vegetables, stirring until the sauce thickens and boils for 3 minutes.
  7. Add the pineapple, mushrooms, water chestnuts, almonds and 2 cups of the turkey strips.
  8. Cover, and allow to cook on medium low heat until the remaining vegetables are hot.
  9. Pour into a serving bowl, and top with the remaining pre-cooked turkey strips.
  10. Serve your Tempting Pineapple Turkey with Almonds over a bed of fluffy white rice, sprinkled with fresh chopped parsley and julienne strips of crystallized ginger. (either homemade or store-bought—recipe available on blog)