Gobble, Gobble: Give Your Thanksgiving Leftovers an Asian Twist
This entry was posted on November 17, 2008.
Asian Turkey Casserole, Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, and Other Asian Food Recipes
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
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen broccoli spears, cooked and
- 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
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.
noodle soup comes from the
- 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
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.
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.)
- 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
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
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
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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