Turkey steaks with citrus & ginger sauce

Turkey steaks with citrus & ginger sauce

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Takes 30-40 minutes

Easy

Serves 2
Use quick-cook turkey steaks for this recipe as they cook in a few minutes, and make a change from chicken

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal310
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs25g
  • sugars1.9g
  • fibre3g
  • protein39g
  • salt0.22g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 4 quick-cook turkey breast steaks, weighing about 300g/10oz total
    Turkey

    Turkey

    terk-ee

    The traditional Christmas bird, turkey is good to eat all year round though is only readily…

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 3 oranges, juice of 2 and one peeled and cut into segments
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • 1 pink grapefruit, peeled and cut into segments
    Grapefruit

    Grapefruit

    grape-froot

    Named for the fact that the fruits grow in grape-like bunches, grapefruits are the largest…

  • 1 tbsp fresh snipped chives or chopped parsley
  • wild or long grain rice and steamed broccoli, to serve
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

Method

  1. Sprinkle a teaspoon cornflour onto a plate, then press the turkey steaks into the cornflour to dust them lightly. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan, until it is really hot. Add the turkey and fry for 3-4 minutes, turning once until golden on both sides – cook in batches if need be. Transfer to a plate.

  2. Add the orange juice, ginger and honey to the pan. Gently bring to the boil. Mix the remaining cornflour with 1 tbsp cold water and stir into the sauce. Keep stirring on a gentle heat until thickened and syrupy, like a sweet and sour sauce. Season.

  3. Return the turkey to the pan. Add the orange and grapefruit segments and heat through gently. Scatter over chives or parsley and serve straight away with rice and broccoli.

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ajstephen
4th Mar, 2014
Should have read the comments first The grapfruit just makes this vile. However, I would try again without the grapefruit
Sarja83
20th Jan, 2014
Love this recipe, so easy and I leave out the grapefruit
munchkinsmummy
16th Jul, 2013
Really disliked this. Wish I read the comments before I made it. I followed the recipe and found the grapefruit made it taste bitter.
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krysjude
26th Jun, 2013
Very tasty. Room for improvement though. Think a little stock is needed to boost the sauce. I would defiantly take the time to segment the orange to add texture. As others said I left out the grapefruit, not needed with the orange, honey and ginger too. Next time I won't worry about putting corn flour on the turkey before cooking. It went a bit soggy and you need more than listed, they fry just fine without it.
3keiths
18th Apr, 2013
Delish! use Del Monte fruitnaturals Red Grapefruit, it's already peeled and in beautiful segments, not to mention it has a sweeter taste.
rach_l_p
13th Apr, 2013
4.05
Nice, simple and tasty dish? Left out the orange and grapefruit segments as suggested and added a bit of chilli to add a kick to it.
giveitamiss
4th Mar, 2013
Absolutley vile. followed the recipe to the letter. very bitter, actually added thia curry paste and yogurt to turn it into a curry.I can only assume its healthy eating because you can only manage a mouthful. lol
caseysk010605
5th Feb, 2013
I've been reading all the reviews of this recipe and have decided that instead of grapefruit I may use mango. I think it might just make the difference....will let you know once I try it!
sabrina74
16th Sep, 2012
4.05
quick easy , made it many times a family fav, i dont use the grapefruit, i serve with broccolli and new potatoes fab
smilingjackmd
27th Jun, 2012
3.05
Whatever you do, don't use the grapefruit, it utterly ruins the recipe and makes it quite frankly revolting. Even reducing the the grapefuit is no good.

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chabraham
21st Feb, 2014
Does your calorie count indicated include the side serving calories for example for the rice and broccoli? Thank you
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goodfoodteam
28th Feb, 2014
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. No, in this recipe the rice and broccoli are not included in the nutritional count. Thanks, BBC Good Food team
alix_wild
3rd Apr, 2017
Just tried this recipe and really enjoyed it. I did make some tweaks though. Firstly I didn't add grapefruit as I don't like it. I didn't have quick cook turkey steaks and mine were quite thick so I just browned off for colour then set aside. I then added about 200 ml of bouillon stock right after adding the orange, ginger and honey and then brought to the boil, added back the turkey steaks and covered and simmered for about 15 minutes to cook through. This resulted in lovey juicey meat. I preferred to serve with cous cous instead of rice as great for all that lovely sticky sauce.