Turkey with honey & citrus sauce recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 249 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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123240 Turkey Escalopes Honey Citrus HERO

Flatten turkey breasts between two sheets of cling film to approximately ¼ inch thick.

Melt butter in frying pan, add garlic and finely chopped onion and cook for 2-3 minutes until soft but not browned. Remove from pan.

Very lightly coat the turkey breasts/escalopes in the cornflour. Fry turkey breasts/escalopes for 2-3 minutes each side until browned and cooked right through and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted, remove from the pan and keep hot.

Zest the orange and lemon. Add the zest, honey and juice of both oranges and lemon to pan. Make a paste with the arrowroot and a little water and add to the pan with the juice. Bring to the boil and boil for 1-2 minutes reduce heat and stir until thickened.

Return onion and garlic to the pan and infuse for 2-3 minutes. Pour the zest and sauce over the turkey breasts. Garnish with sliced oranges. Serve with green vegetables.

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  • Ingredients

  • 4 turkey breasts / escalopes each weighing approximately 4oz/115 g
  • 15g (½oz) cornflour
  • 1tsp arrowroot
  • 30g (1oz) butter
  • 1 small onion very finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • 2tbsp clear honey
  • juice and zest of 2 small oranges
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Energy 1045kj 249kcal 12%
  • Fat 7g 10%
  • Saturates 4g 22%
  • Sugars 9g 10%
  • Salt 0.5g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 18.4g Protein 28.8g Fibre 2.1g


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