Asian Turkey Salad

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Boneless Breast


2-1/2 c light soy sauce

5 tbsp sesame oil

1/3 c onion, small dice

1 tbsp garlic, minced

2-1/2 tsp fresh ginger, grated

1/2 c rice wine or sherry

1 tsp red pepper flakes

To Taste black pepper

1 tsp dry mustard

3 tbsp brown sugar

20 4 oz each TURKEY STEAKS, thawed

1/4 c sesame oil

1 c rice wine vinegar

1-1/4 c light soy sauce

1/4 c brown sugar

8 Cloves garlic, crushed

1/3 c fresh ginger, grated

1-1/3 c mayonnaise

10 qt lettuce, washed, dried and torn

10 c watercress, washed and dried

5 lbs sugar snap peas, cooked

10 c mandarin orange sections, well drained

2-1/2 c cashews, toasted


For marinade: Blend 2-1/2 cups soy sauce, sesame oil, onion, garlic, ginger, rice wine, red pepper flakes, black pepper, dry mustard, and brown sugar.

Marinate thawed turkey steaks in marinade for 2 hours.

Broil steaks 3 to 3-1/2 minutes per side, 3 to 4 inches from flame to an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit

For salad dressing: Blend sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, 1 1/4 cups soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and mayonnaise together thoroughly. Chill and hold for service .

For each salad: Toss lettuce, watercress, and sugar snap peas together. Place about 3 cups on each chilled serving plate.

Cut steaks into 1/4-inch strips and arrange on top of the greens. Place 1/2 cup of orange sections and 2 tablespoons of cashews around edge of plates. In a small ramekin, serve 3 tablespoons of dressing on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 490

Calories from Fat 220

Total Fat 24 g

% Daily Total Fat 37

Saturated Fat 4 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 20

Cholesterol 80 g

% Daily Cholesterol 27

Sodium 1250 mg

% Daily Sodium 52

Total Carbohydrates 34 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 11

Dietary Fiber 7 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 28

Sugars 18 g

Protein 36 g

% Daily Protein 190

% Daily Vitamin C 150

% Daily Calcium 15

% Daily Iron 30