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Thai Turkey Skewers

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Thai Turkey Skewers

Thai Turkey Skewers - Tender morsels in a creamy sauce for Far Easter flavors hot off the grill

50 min.
1 hr 50 min.
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for 20 skewers
Turkey cutlets (each about 125 grams)
3 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
½ cup
4 ounces
1 tablespoon
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 20 Wooden skewers, 1 large, shallow Casserole dish, 1 Small knife, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Bowl, 1 Garlic press, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Small pot (with lid), 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Aluminum pan, 1 Grilling tongs, 1 Brush

Preparation steps

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 1

Rinse turkey cutlets, pat dry and cut each lengthwise into 5 strips.

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 2

Thread each strip on a wooden skewer, folding turkey back and forth as you go. Place the skewers in a large shallow baking dish.

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 3

Cut lime in half and squeeze. Put 2 tablespoons juice in a bowl. Peel the garlic and squeeze through a garlic press into lime juice.

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 4

Add soy sauce and sesame oil to bowl. Brush on turkey skewers to coat and let marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 5

Meanwhile, peel and chop the onions and combine with broth in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook on low heat until the onions are falling-apart tender, about 20 minutes.

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 6

Stir peanut butter and sugar into the onion mixture. Season with salt, pepper flakes and 1-2 tablespoons lime juice. Thin with a little vegetable broth, if needed, and let cool. 

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Thai Turkey Skewers preparation step 7

Remove turkey skewers from marinade and let drain slightly. Place in a large aluminum pan and grill for 8-10 minutes on a hot grill, turning regularly and brushing with a little more marinade. Serve with the peanut sauce.

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