What if you were in a situation where you didn’t have enough leftover turkey or orange chicken to make dinner?
The recipe below is one of those times.
It’s a quick, easy, and delicious meal for two.
It doesn’t take long to make, and it tastes great the second you make it.
The key to this recipe is the addition of the sauce.
You can add whatever you like, but we like to use chicken stock or water.
This recipe makes about 1.5 cups of sauce.
Serve it with some orange juice, some fresh lemon juice, or some chopped walnuts.
Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey, skin on (see note below) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper 1/16 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup water 1 large onion, peeled and sliced 1/1 cup red bell pepper, diced 1 tablespoon minced garlic, minced 1/6 cup chopped fresh parsley, plus more for garnish Directions Cook the turkey, and peel the skin.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the flour and cook until the mixture is soft.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Add onion and bell pepper.
Cook, stirring frequently, until onion and pepper are soft.
Set the turkey aside.
Add water and onion to the pan.
Cook until the onions are soft, and then add the garlic and pepper.
Stir the mixture until it thickens.
Add parsley and parsley seeds.
Cook the mixture, stirring occasionally, until all of the parsley is dissolved.
Add chicken stock and water to the skillet.
Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
Taste and add more salt if needed.
Taste the sauce and add any additional seasonings you like.
Serve with orange juice or water if desired.
Recipe Notes If you like a sweeter sauce, add some lemon juice.