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Grilled Jamaican Turkey

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Grilled Jamaican Turkey

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

Updated August 25, 2017

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

Steps

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  • 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. Turkey-Brown Rice Pilaf 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 Facts

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

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