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Gobble, Gobble: Give Your Thanksgiving Leftovers an Asian Twist

Asian Turkey Casserole, Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, and Other Asian Food Recipes


turkey.png Every year after Thanksgiving, million of Americans peer into the fridge and wonder what to do with all those leftovers. Turkey sandwiches? Turkey pot pie? Turkey spaghetti? This year, give an Asian twist to those Thanksgiving trimmings so you won't get that horrendous turkey hangover. Gobble, gobble.


Asian Turkey Casserole with Curry Powder

Curry powder adds a kick to this delicious Turkey casserole. Recipe from the National Turkey Federation.
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen broccoli spears, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cooked turkey, cubed
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup reduced calorie mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 cup seasoned croutons

Directions:
In an 8-inch square baking dish, arrange broccoli and top with turkey. In a small bowl, combine soup, mayonnaise, lemon juice and curry powder. Pour over turkey and top with croutons. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F. oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.

 

Asian Turkey Noodle Soup

Perfect for a family of four, this savory Asian turkey noodle soup comes from the National Turkey Federation. The ground ginger and Asian noodles make this soup perfect for a chilly winter day. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups turkey broth or canned low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup sliced baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup green onions, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked turkey, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup Asian noodles, curly

Directions:

In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, bring broth, carrots, green onion and garlic to a simmer. Simmer for five minutes and add cooked turkey, ginger, and soy sauce. Stir in Asian noodles and continue to simmer until noodles are tender.

Asian Turkey Broccoli Stir Fry

This recipe comes from our Asian Food Recipes. It's a light tasty meal that makes a nice follow up to that heavy Thanksgiving Food. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes.

(Per serving: 403 calories, 8.2 g. fat(18% of calories), 4.6 g. dietary fiber, 68 mg. cholesterol, 404 mg. sodium.)

Ingredients:

  • 8  oz turkey breast boneless and skinless
  • 1  tb Low sodium soy sauce 
  • 1  tb honey
  • 2   cloves garlic, minced
  • 2  ts oil
  • 1  cup broccoli florets
  • 1  cup sliced sweet peppers
  • 1/4  cup de-fatted chicken stock
  • 1 1/2  cup hot cooked brown rice


Directions:

Cut the turkey into strips. In a medium bowl, stir together the soy sauce, honey and garlic. Add the turkey and toss to coat. 

In a wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat, heat the oil for 1 minute. Add the turkey and stir-fry for 3 minutes, or until opaque. Remove with slotted spoon and keep warm.
Add the broccoli and peppers to the pan. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the stock and continue to stir-fry for 2 minutes, or until the vegetables are crisp-tender. Return the turkey to the pan and toss briefly. Serve over the rice.

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Wasabi Mashed Potatoes

Need a quick, but satisfying meal before the Black Friday shopping begins? Try this easy recipe for Wasabi mashed potatoes. Or try Wasabi peas instead of peas from a can.

  • 1 medium russet potato
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Wasabi powder

Directions:

Place the potato in a pot of cold water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, (about 30 minutes). Remove from the heat and peel. Mash well. Add butter, salt, freshly ground black pepper, powdered garlic, and wasabi powder. Mix well.


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