Barbecue Turkey & Cheddar Biscuit with Apple Coleslaw

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Cooking Style
Boneless Breast
Dish Type


2 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp chili powder

1/4 c oil

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1/4 c strong coffee

1/4 c ketchup

Salt To Taste

Pepper To Taste


1/2 lb aged Wisconsin cheddar cheese, shredded

2 lbs all purpose flour

1/2 oz salt

2 oz baking powder

2 oz sugar

1 lb shortening

1-1/2 lbs buttermilk

2 Each eggs, beaten

2 c green cabbage, finely shredded

1 c carrots, julienned

2 tbsp cider vinegar

2 Each Granny Smith apples, peeled and shredded

1/2 c mayonnaise

Salt To Taste

Pepper To Taste


Barbecue Turkey

Combine brown sugar, chili powder, oil, balsamic vinegar, coffee, ketchup, salt and pepper to form marinade. Blend thoroughly. Reserve one-quarter of marinade for basting.

Marinate the turkey in marinade, preferably for 2 to 4 hours.

Grill turkey on a preheated grill, over low heat, basting regularly with marinade until they reach 170 degrees F. Keep warm.

Cheddar Biscuits

Combine and sift flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar.

Place dry ingredients in a mixer and combine with Wisconsin cheddar cheese.

Add shortening and mix into a crumbly texture using a paddle attachment at medium speed.

Add buttermilk and bring together as a dough. Do not overmix.

On a well floured surface, roll out a 3/4-inch thickness and cut with 3-1/2-inch cutter, floured each time.

Brush with egg wash, dust with sugar and bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.

Apple Coleslaw

Combine carrots, cabbage, and vinegar in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.

Add apples and mayonnaise.

Refrigerate until use.


Slice biscuits in half horizontally.

Slice turkey cutlets on the bias 1/8-inch thick and place on one half of biscuit.

Top with coleslaw.

Place other half of biscuit on top of coleslaw.

Nutrition Facts

950 Total Calories

480 Calories from Fat

54 g Total Fat

83 % Daily Total Fat

17 g Saturated Fat

85 % Daily Saturated Fat

135 g Cholesterol

45 % Daily Cholesterol

1370 mg Sodium

57 % Daily Sodium

72 g Total Carbohydrates

24 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

3 g Dietary Fiber

12 % Daily Dietary Fiber

12 g Sugars

42 g Protein

30 % Daily Protein

10 % Daily Vitamin C

50 % Daily Calcium

35 % Daily Iron