Recipe by lazyme
I've been sorting through some old recipes that I've saved and ran across this one for leftover turkey. It was in the West Hawaii Today newspaper in 11/2005. My notes say that it's pretty good.
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons corn oil
- 1 tablespoon chili powder, preferably ancho
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons canned crushed tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 2 tablespoons cornmeal
- 2 1⁄2 cups chicken broth (canned or homemade)
- 1 (11 ounce) can corn, drained
- 2 cups leftover turkey, to 4 cups
- 1⁄2 ounce semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro or 2 tablespoons parsley
Directions See How It's Made
- Cook onions and garlic in the oil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until softened.
- Add chili powder, cumin, oregano, thyme, cinnamon, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste and cornmeal; cook for 1 minute more, stirring constantly.
- Stir in chicken broth; continue stirring until liquid begins to boil.
- Reduce heat to simmer for 15 minutes.
- Add corn and turkey; heat through.
- Stir in chocolate and herbs; serve hot.