Turkey Stir Fry with Sticky Orange Sauce
This recipe was sent to us by Filipa, one of our online blogger mums. Her challenge was to cook a family meal using turkey for under £10. Here's what she thought:
Gourmet mum
www.gourmetmum.tv
What we thought:
This recipe is really quick, easy to make and very tasty. We found marinating the turkey overnight added flavour to the dish and also saved time when cooking. It’s quite a versatile dish as the fresh peppers and broccoli could be substituted for other vegetables. I think the sweet flavour coating the meat and vegetables makes this dish appealing to children. Mine love eating noodles and spaghetti as they think it’s fun to try and dangle it into your mouth! 
  •     
  • Serves: 3-4
  • Prep: 10min
  • Cook: 10min
  • Print
Essential Ingredient:
Diced Turkey
Ingredients
(Serves 4)

400g fresh turkey breast or thigh, diced

Juice & zest of one large orange

3 tablespoons of dark soy sauce

2 tablespoons of runny honey

Good pinch of cayenne pepper

2 tablespoon of sunflower oil for frying

4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped or crushed

A thumb sized piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped

2 peppers, sliced (preferable one red and one yellow)
250g broccoli cut into small florets

4 - 6 spring onions, top & tailed and cut into 3cm lengths

4 x blocks of dried medium noodles

Fresh coriander and fresh red chillies to serve (optional)




To serve:
A splash of soy sauce at the table to taste.
It sounds crazy, but the subtle flavours really work together.
Method
  1. Grate the orange zest and squeeze the orange juice into a large bowl removing any pips. Add the soy sauce, honey and cayenne pepper. Stir until well combined. Add the diced turkey and stir until thoroughly coated with the marinade. This step can be prepared the night before to enhance the flavour of the dish.
  2. Pop a saucepan of water on the hob to bring to the boil in preparation for cooking your noodles later on.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok or large saucepan along with the garlic and ginger for a minute over a high heat. Using a slotted spoon, remove the turkey from the bowl (reserving the remaining marinade for later on) and add to the wok. Stir fry the turkey for around
  4. 4-5 minutes over a high, stirring frequently, until cooked.
  5. When the turkey is cooked, add the peppers and broccoli to the pan along with the remaining marinade. At this point add your noodles to the boiling pan of water. The noodles take around 4 minutes and the vegetables take around 4 minutes and you need them to be ready at the same time. Stir the vegetables frequently during cooking. The sauce will bubble and reduce slightly.
  6. Drain the noodles reserving a little of the cooking liquid. Add the drained noodles to the turkey and vegetables along with the spring onions. Gently mix everything together thoroughly over a medium heat until well combined and the noodles are coated with the sauce. If the noodles start to stick a little add a splash of the reserved cooking water to loosen them a little.
  7. Serve immediately topped with finely sliced chopped red chillies and fresh coriander leaves if you like.
Share
View other All recipes

Turkey and Broccoli QuicheIndian Spiced MeatballsSweet and sour turkey noodlesBaked turkey and stuffing picnic balls with tomato dipping sauceButternut Squash and Turkey GoulashTurkey JubileeTurkey kebabs - Two waysItalian Rice with TurkeySticky Sweet Chilli Turkey KebabsChinese Style Turkey Mince Stir FryCouscous with Turkey and Peppadew PeppersTurkey MeatloafSpring Turkey Pot PiesTurkey Cottage PieMexican Shredded Turkey MoleCheesy Turkey FingersTurkey Tortilla WrapsTurkey keftedes, mint sauce and tabboulehKids' Turkey CurrySpiced Turkey Burgers with Avocado RelishTriple Turkey Balls LasagneThai Turkey Lettuce WrapsTurkey and Coconut KormaTurkey, Brie and Cranberry Parcels with Winter SlawLemon Turkey Pappadelle PastaTurkey Soup with Vegetables and HerbsOne Pot Herby Turkey and RiceTurkey stir fryAsian turkey picnic wrapsTurkey FrittataQuick turkey kievTurkey salad with honey mustard dressingTurkey WellingtonTurkey Pan BagnatTurkey, banana and apricot burgersTurkey CurryTurkey and Stilton with Apricot and Cranberry Filo ParcelsTurkey and Bacon LasagneThai style turkey saladTurkey Red Pepper BurgersThree Cup TurkeyTurkey and Leek Meatballs with Tomato TagliatelleThai Style BitesTurkey and Peppadew Macaroni CheeseSlow Cooker Turkey LasagneTurkey and chestnut pilafTurkey GoulashJerky TurkeySmokey turkey pizzaZingy KievCaramelised turkey with chinese coleslawSlow Cooked BBQ Pulled TurkeyBarbecue Turkey PizzaMan-Size Turkey Caesar SaladTurkey Spaghetti BologneseCheesy Turkey RouladeSlow Cooked Turkey PieTurkey WellingtonMum's Turkey MeatballsTurkey and Apricot BurgersTurkey and Ham PieTurkey and sage lumiconiTurkey FajitasTurkey Koftas with Cous Cous and TzatzikiCoronation turkey picnic rollsTurkey stroganoff with soured creamRed Thai Turkey PizzaCrispy Sesame Turkey Salad with Orange Honey DressingTurkey RisottoLeftover Turkey CurrySweet and Sour TurkeyTurkey with Mushrooms and CranberryTurkey, tomato and pesto open puff pastry tartRigatoni and Turkey MeatballsTurkey EnchiladasMini Turkey KievsTurkey Thair curryChargrilled turkey and nectarine saladTurkey Bolognese with Fresh Basil & Mozzarella PearlsTurkey a la KingTurkey CalzoneChilli turkey ciabattaTurkey ChilliDiced Turkey with Chorizo and ChickpeasRice Crispie TurkeyLeftover Turkey and Vegetable CasseroleTurkey Asparagus Impossible QuicheTurkey and cous cous stuffed marrowsTurkey JambalayaChinese Turkey with Chillies and BasilCitrus Turkey SaladTurkey picnic rollsTurkey pie with crushed roast potato toppingTurkey CasseroleTurkey PithivierTurkey pinwheel pops and Nutella jar saladTurkey Ham and Mushroom Pasta BakeHealthy Turkey Caesar SaladTurkey and Cauliflower BakeTurkey Conchiglie BologneseJubilee TurkeyTurkey BurgersTurkey SoupTurkey LasagneTomato turkey bakeTurkey, Stuffing and Cranberry PiesTurkey MoussakaTurkey Piri Piri SaladPissaladiere with Turkey and Peppadew peppersRoast Turkey MufalettaTurkey and Tomato BakeMoroccan Style Turkey with Ras-El-Hanout20 Minute Turkey Stir FryTurkey Thigh Joint with CiderTurkey Bubble and Squeak PattiesThai turkey burgersLean BBQ BurgersTurkey Pasta BakeFruity Turkey KebabsTurkey curry shepherds pieTurkey and sweet potato curryTurkey Ham and Thyme PieTurkey Korma WhirlsChristmas PieTurkey MeatballsRosti Topped Turkey PieTurkey and pesto french bread pizzaTurkey alla cacciatoreTurkey Ham Citrus SaladLeftover turkey hoisin sauce wrapsTurkey Kebabs with TabboulehSichuan Pepper Turkey Noodles with Wild GarlicTurkey KebabsTurkey and Coriander Stir FryWarm mexican turkey saladItalian Mini Turkey BurgersQuick and Easy Turkey MeatballsLemon and pesto gnocchi with turkeyTurkey Parcels - Two WaysMediterranean Stuffed Turkey ParcelsTurkey skewers with flatbread & cornTurkey RoastJerk turkey pizzaLeftover Christmas dinner pizzaTurkey BourguignonSichuan Turkey Mapo TofuBaked turkey spring rollsTurkey and Bacon Subs with Sweetcorn RelishTurkey and Peppadew FrittataTurkey Chilli Con CarneTurkey PieTurkey Breast Stew with Flageolet BeansMini Muffin Turkey and Red Onion Barbecue PizzaGreen Thai curry for the slow cookerLime Turkey QuesadillasTurkey spring rolls with cranberry dipping sauceOjo's easy turkey chilliTurkey and cheesey courgette meatballsTurkey & mediterranean veg pastaMoroccan Turkey Steak with Fresh Coriander

Add new comment


Choose your star rating:
     

SUBMIT MY COMMENT

Comments (1)

Lewis Price
6:17PM on 07th May, 2013
This is an extremely tasty dish considering how healthy it is. Definitely recommended.
I rated this recipe.  
    
 

Search
CLOSE Choose your star rating
     

SUBMIT RATING
CLOSE Send this page to a friend
Your Friend's Name
Your Friend's Email
Your Name
Your email address
Article link
Your message
Submit
CLOSE Send me ingredients list
Your Name
Your email address
Ingredients
Submit

Welcome to LeanOnTurkey.co.uk

Welcome to the home of great turkey recipes. Lean on turkey gives you some
fantastic recipe ideas whether you want a quick fix weekday favourite or inspiring
meals to tempt your taste buds, it’s all here!