Ground Turkey Skewers

Ground Turkey Skewers

Skewer ground turkey, dolled up with pecans, herbs and spices, for a low-fat, highly portable appetizer. Fruit chutney makes the perfect dipping sauce.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

1:05

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

servings

24
wooden skewers (8 inch)
1
package (1.25 lb) ground turkey
1/4
cup finely chopped pecans
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1
teaspoon ground cumin
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 3/4
cups fruit chutney, warmed
  1. Soak skewers in water 30 minutes to prevent burning.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil or cooking parchment paper; lightly spray foil or paper with cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except chutney. Shape 1 rounded tablespoon of the turkey mixture around top third of each skewer.
  3. Place skewers in pan with turkey in center of pan and skewers to outside of pan.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center. Just before serving, brush 1/4 cup of the warmed chutney on turkey. Serve remaining chutney as dipping sauce.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Skewers can be prepared 4 to 5 hours ahead; cover and refrigerate until serving time, then bake as directed.
Garnish the serving platter with Swiss chard leaves, papaya slices and sliced star fruit.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 20),
  • Total Fat 2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.