Cajun turkey steaks with pineapple salsa

Cajun turkey steaks with pineapple salsa

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(14 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Turkey is the ultimate healthy, feelgood food - low in fat but high in protein. Jazz it up with a spicy salsa

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal467
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs60g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre6g
  • protein49g
  • salt0.53g
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Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp 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…

  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 200g basmati rice
  • 450ml chicken stock
  • 400g can kidney bean, rinsed and drained
  • 4 turkey steaks

    Turkey

    terk-ee

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

  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 5oz 140g fresh pineapple (or 220g can pineapple rings, drained)

    Pineapple

    pine-ap-pel

    With its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple…

  • ½ green chilli, finely chopped

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • juice 1 lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

Method

  1. Reserve 2 tbsp of the onion for the salsa. Heat the oil in a saucepan and cook the remaining onion and half the pepper for 4 mins or until softened and coloured. Stir in the rice, then pour in the stock. Add the kidney beans and a pinch of salt. Bring to the boil, stir once, cover the pan, then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer. Cook for 15 mins until the rice is tender and the liquid absorbed.

  2. Dust the turkey steaks with the Cajun spice and griddle or fry in a non-stick pan for about 4-6 mins on each side until cooked through. Cut the pineapple into small pieces and mix together with the reserved red onion, pepper, green chilli and lime juice. Spoon some salsa over each steak and serve with the rice.

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Comments (9)

juliafrancis's picture
5

Really delicious evening meal! Worth making the salsa ! I also added a can of sweetcorn to the rice at the end - it brightened the whole dish up! x

becca_ca_ca's picture
5

quick, easy & delicious!

ginge86's picture
4

Really tasty meal and worth making the salsa!

alibambi90's picture

Really fancy making this...any good ideas for a pineapple replacement?? Can not stand the stuff!!

squidgy69's picture
4

Nice easy tasty mid week meal, healthy too!

amye_123's picture
4

Lovely easy meal-we had ours with quinoa instead of rice as my other half isn't keen. We both REALLY enjoyed this!

gaynorsimmons's picture
5

Children were a bit sceptical about the pineapple with a savoury dish, but one mouthful and everyone was hooked! Fantastic and fairly quick and easy too.

tronsgone's picture
5

Quick, easy and healthy...perfect post-gym food!

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PamOH's picture

this is amazing, I didn't have a red pepper so used one carrot instead and didn't have pineapple so used tinned mango...so delicious!

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