Oriental Turkey Kebabs Over Rice Pilaf

Culinary Setting
Boneless Breast


3-1/2 c soy sauce

1/3 c fresh ginger, grated

1/3 c garlic, minced

1/4 c sugar

1-1/2 tbsp red pepper flakes

1/3 c dark sesame oil

1/3 c dry white wine OR dry sherry

1-1/2 c water

75 Each TURKEY BREAST 1/2-INCH CUBES, skinless and boneless

4 fresh pineapple, rind removed

7 medium red peppers, corded and seeded

4 oz butter

2-1/4 lbs long grain white rice

1/2 tbsp garlic, minced

1/2 tbsp thyme leaf


3 tbsp fresh lemon juice

To Taste salt and white pepper

7 oz butter substitute for broiling

1/2 Bunch fresh cilantro



Combine soy sauce, ginger, garlic, sugar, pepper flakes, oil, wine and water in a bowl. Stir in turkey and coat all surfaces. In a covered container, marinate turkey for 2 hours in refrigerator.

Cut each pineapple into 20 cubes and each red pepper into 12 cubes.

Remove turkey from marinade and discard marinade.

Place 1 cube each of red pepper, turkey and pineapple on skewer. Repeat procedure two more times to make 1 kebab. Duplicate this procedure for the remaining kebabs.

Lemon Rice Pilaf

Heat butter in braising pan. Add rice, garlic and thyme and saute for 3 to 5 minutes. Add stock, lemon juice, and salt/pepper. Bring to boil and simmer covered for 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked. Hold for service.


Apply butter substitute to broiler. Broil skewers for a total of 4 to 5 minutes, turning every 2 to 3 minutes. Place on sheet pan and bake in convection oven at 375 degrees F for 8 minutes.

Place 4 ounces of rice pilaf on plate. Remove turkey, pineapple and peppers from skewers and place atop rice.

Garnish with a sprig of cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 310

Calories from Fat 45

Total Fat 5 g

% Daily Total Fat 8

Saturated Fat 3 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 15

Cholesterol 55 g

% Daily Cholesterol 18

Sodium 590 mg

% Daily Sodium 25

Total Carbohydrates 49 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 16

Dietary Fiber 2 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 8

Sugars 9 g

Protein 19 g

% Daily Protein 30

% Daily Vitamin C 150

% Daily Calcium 2

% Daily Iron 15