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    Soy Simmered Turkey Legs

    Soy Simmered Turkey Legs. Photo by PhoodPhight

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    8 hrs

    AmandaInOz's Note:

    From Slow Cookery. We like to add steamed broccoli to the sauce and serve over rice or Asian noodles.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a slow cooker, combine onion, bell pepper, garlic, chili, and raisins.
    2. 2
      Rinse turkey, pat dry and arrange on onion mixture.
    3. 3
      Pour in sherry and soy sauce.
    4. 4
      Cover and cook on low for 8 hours until turkey pulls away from bones.
    5. 5
      Lift turkey to a warm serving dish, and keep warm.
    6. 6
      Blend in cornstarch mixture.
    7. 7
      Increase heat to high for 10 minutes, stirring 2 or 3 times until sauce is thickened.
    8. 8
      Pour sauce over turkey.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 28, 2011

      55

      Really, really enjoyed this recipe. I find it hard to find relatively healthy slow cooker recipes and this one hits the mark. I used red pepper flakes instead of a dried chile because I had it on hand (about a teaspoon) and I doubled the garlic. I served it over whole wheat spaghetti and steamed broccoli. As you can see from the photo, the colors present beautifully on the plate.

      Three notes regarding this recipe:
      --Turkey legs have a lot of tiny bones. I cooled the legs and went through the meat to try to prevent anyone from finding one in their dish.
      --The turkey leg meat will be on the dry side. This won't matter once you cut up the meat and throw the sauce over it BUT if you're planning on serving this without the sauce, it won't be as good.
      --I had to move the sauce to the stove top to get it to boil and thicken. My slow cooker doesn't get hot enough that quickly (or I don't have enough patience).

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    • on September 04, 2007

      55

      This was excellent! I used skinless chicken thighs instead of turkey and dried cranberries in place of rasins. Did everything else exactly as instructed. It's spicy sweet garlicy goodness. I poured over soba noodles and steamed edamame. Will make again, especially when I'm busy and it's hot outside.

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    Nutritional Facts for Soy Simmered Turkey Legs

    Serving Size: 1 (157 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 174.5
     
    Calories from Fat 43
    24%
    Total Fat 4.8 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 49.7 mg
    16%
    Sodium 726.2 mg
    30%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.4 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    4%
    Sugars 6.7 g
    27%
    Protein 15.7 g
    31%

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