Asian Turkey with Red Onion Salsa

Serve turkey marinated in red onion salsa and baked to perfection – the ideal dinner if you love Asian cuisine.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 50 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
lb turkey breast tenderloins

Red Onion Salsa

2
medium red onions, finely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium tomato, finely chopped (3/4 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable plastic food-storage bag, mix lemon peel, lemon juice, vinegar, soy sauce, oil and garlic. Add turkey; turn to coat with marinade. Cover dish or seal bag. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 4 hours, turning once.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in glass or plastic bowl, mix Red Onion Salsa ingredients. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade. Place turkey in baking dish.
  • 4 Bake uncovered about 35 minutes, brushing with drippings after 10 minutes, or until juice of turkey is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Serve with salsa.

Expert Tips

You can use this scrumptious fresh salsa other ways, too. It's also delicious on grilled fish, pork or chicken.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.