King Ranch Turkey Breast with Tomatillo Sauce



5 lbs tomatillos, peeled and coarsely chopped

1 Each green bell pepper, coarsely chopped

1 Each red bell pepper, coarsely chopped

1 Each yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped

5 Each jalapeno peppers, coarsely chopped

1 Each red onion, coarsely chopped

1 c garlic cloves, peeled

2 Bunches fresh cilantro, stems removed

To Taste salt and pepper

24 Each TURKEY TENDERS, patted dry

As needed Cajun spice blend

3 lbs unsalted butter

24 oz sour cream


Tomatillo Sauce

Place tomatillos, peppers, onion, and garlic into large baking pan and cook in preheated 350 degree F oven. Roast until skin begins to char and peppers are tender.

Place in food processor. Add cilantro and blend thoroughly.

Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.


With a meat mallet, pound turkey tenders until approximately 1/2-inch thick.

Spread Cajun seasoning evenly on a plate then firmly press both sides of turkey breast into spice blend, allowing excess to shake off.


Preheat saute pan until hot, add 2 ounces of butter and allow it to melt; sear both sides of the turkey, reduce heat, and cook until done, turning once.

Serve turkey tenders with mashed potatoes or brown rice and fresh steamed vegetables.

Ladle Tomatillo Sauce over turkey and streak 1 ounce of sour cream over sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 840

Calories from Fat 500

Total Fat 34 g

% Daily Total Fat 170

Saturated Fat 34 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 170

Cholesterol 295 g

% Daily Cholesterol 98

Sodium 520 mg

% Daily Sodium 22

Total Carbohydrates 10 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 3

Dietary Fiber 2 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 8

Sugars 6 g

Protein 76 g

% Daily Protein 40

% Daily Vitamin C 60

% Daily Calcium 6

% Daily Iron 6