Grilled Jamaican Turkey

Down in Jamaica, the sun is hot and so is the food! Enjoy this tamed version just the same!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon ground allspice
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
pound turkey breast tenderloins
1
small onion, sliced
1
medium green bell pepper, sliced
1/4
cup mango chutney

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Spray 9-inch length of aluminum foil with cooking spray. Mix thyme, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper and red pepper; rub on both sides of turkey. Place turkey on foil; top with onion and bell pepper. Cover with another 9-inch length of foil; fold edges together to seal packet.
  • 2 Grill packet 4 inches from medium heat 20 minutes. Open packet. Remove turkey; keep vegetable mixture warm. Grill turkey 4 to 5 minutes longer or until outside is brown and juices are no longer pink when center is cut. Cut tenderloin in half. Reserve half the turkey for Turkey-Brown Rice Pilaf. <A HREF="/recipes/recipe.asp?rid=45684">Turkey-Brown Rice Pilaf</A> Thinly slice remaining turkey. Top with vegetable mixture and chutney.

Expert Tips

This main dish pairs nicely with iced tea and a crisp salad.

Make and serve Pear-Cranberry Chutney for a special homemade option to a purchased chutney. Use mangoes for the pears if you’d like.

Leftovers? Find another night’s dinner or tomorrow’s lunch when you make Turkey-Brown Rice Pilaf

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
175
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
75 mg
75 %;
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
16 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
27 g
27 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
32%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.