Home / Family / Recipes / Main dish recipes / Sesame Turkey

Sesame Turkey

Agriculture.com Staff 11/14/2011 @ 11:44am

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 5 to 6 hours on low or 2-1/2 to 3 hours on high


3 pounds turkey breast tenderloins

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

4 teaspoons grated, fresh ginger

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 tablespoons cold water

2 tablespoons sliced green onion

1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted


1. Place turkey in 31/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with black and cayenne pepper. In small bowl combine chicken broth, soy sauce, ginger, lemon juice, sesame oil, and garlic. Pour over turkey.

2. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or high heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

3. Transfer turkey to serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover the turkey to keep it warm while preparing the sauce.

4. For sauce, strain cooking liquid into small saucepan. In small bowl combine cornstarch and cold water. Stir into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. If desired, slice turkey. Spoon sauce over turkey. Sprinkle with green onion and sesame seeds. Makes 8 servings (4-1/2 ounces cooked meat and 1/4 cup sauce).

Nutrition facts per serving: 222 calories, 3 g total fat, 112 mg cholesterol, 373 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrates, 0 g dietary fiber, 42 g protein, 0 g sugar.

From Our Kitchen

Recipes are tested by the food authorities for Better Homes and Gardens magazine, a sister publication of Successful Farming magazine. For more recipes, visit the Recipe Center at www.bhg.com.

For questions, write to:

SF Food Editor

1716 Locust Street/LS257

Des Moines, IA 50309-3023

Email: laurie.bedord@meredith.com

CancelPost Comment

Dujuan Lu food ingredients 06/28/2013 @ 3:43am It looks delicious. We supply food ingredients such as soy sauce powder, HVP powder, spray dried garlic powder, vinegar powder. Are you interested? Feel free to contact me: hensinchina@hensinchina.com Our website: www.hensinchina.com

Report Abuse Reply
MORE FROM AGRICULTURE.COM STAFF more +

Pineapple Zucchini Bread By: 10/21/2014 @ 1:30pm Yield: 2 loaves (32 slices)Prep: 30 minBake: 50 min at 350°Stand: 10 min3 cups…

Cherry-Berry Banana Bread By: 10/21/2014 @ 1:27pm Number of Servings: 16 Serving Size: 1/2 of a small loaf each Yield: 8…

Crazy About Cranberry Bread By: 10/21/2014 @ 1:21pm Number of Servings: 16Bake: 1 hr to 1 hr 10 min at 350°2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup…

MEDIA CENTERmore +
This container should display a .swf file. If not, you may need to upgrade your Flash player.
Are We In a Climate Change?