Mexican-Style Turkey

READY IN: 30mins




  • Peel the garlic and crush 1 clove; place the turkey breasts in a dish and sprinkle with vinegar, sugar and crushed garlic, season to taste, cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat the oil in a deep, preferably non-stick, pan; remove the turkey from the marinade and fry for 10-12 minutes, turning once, until cooked and golden; remove from the pan and keep warm. Reserve the pan juices.
  • Meanwhile, peel and chop the onions, and put them in a food processor with the remaining 3 cloves of garlic, the chilli powder and cinnamon, season to taste and blend into a smooth paste.
  • Reheat the juices in the pan until simmering, stir in the onion paste and simmer for 5 minutes; then stir in 300ml/1/2 pint of water.
  • Grate in the chocolate, crumble in the stock cube and stir in the tomato purée; add the turkey and simmer for 2-3 minutes, or until the turkey is hot and the sauce is thick; garnish with sesame seeds and coriander, and serve with sour cream and Fried Mexican Potatoes and Capsicum Recipe # -- warm tortillas.
  • Chef's Tip: It is important to use only plain chocolate with a high percentage of cocoa solids, as ordinary plain chocolate will make the sauce too sweet.