Saturday, 9 June 2012

Three Cup Turkey

This is my entry for the BritMums Lean on Turkey competition, sponsored by www.leanonturkey.co.uk











This dish is originated from Taiwan and it is now very popular in America. The 3 cups referring to 1 cup of sesame oil, 1 cup of soy sauce and 1 cup of sherry.

Three cup Turkey

(Serves 2)

500g turkey thigh

6 slices fresh root ginger

6 clove garlic (skin removed)

3 tablespoon sesame oil

3 tablespoon soy sauce

3 tablespoon dry sherry

1 teaspoon dark soy sauce

1 teaspoon cornflour

1 teaspoon brown sugar

1 bunch basil leaves

6 spring onions (sliced)

6 dried chillies (soaked in water)

Salt and pepper



Method:

Cut turkey into bite size pieces. Marinate in soy sauce, sugar and cornflour.

Heat the sesame oil in a large frying pan or a wok. Add in the garlic, ginger and chillies and fry until aromatic.

Add in the turkey and the spring onions. Quick fry for 5 minutes. Add in the sherry and dark soy sauce. Cover and lower the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

Add in basil leaves. Stir well. Serve with steamed rice.


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