Turkey Tenderloins with Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Recipe by Little elf

A tasty option to the whole bird. Tenderloins or fillets are the feather-shaped part of the breast. This recipe featuring tenderloins serves four to six people, depending on the size of the tenderloins. The recipe can easily be doubled for a larger crowd.

Top Review by mtmcookie

Surprisingly yummy... I'm not a fan of turkey, but my husband is on a health kick and I needed some new recipes for lean protein. I followed the recipe exactly, except for the fact that after I made the sauce, I added the turkey and let them cook together for a few minutes.


  1. Brown tenderloins in butter in skillet. Lower heat to simmer and cover. Cook about 20 minutes until meat juices run clear.
  2. Remove tenderloins and keep warm. Pour off excess drippings.
  3. Add cranberry sauce, cloves and sugar to skillet. Heat over low heat. Add orange pieces.
  4. Spoon sauce over tenderloins to serve or spoon some sauce onto serving plate and top with sliced tenderloins.
  5. Garnish with orange twists if desired.
  6. Serve with wild or brown rice. Enjoy.

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