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Saucy Tropical Turkey


Saucy Tropical Turkey

Saucy Tropical Turkey

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Cook Time 6-1/2 to 7-1/2 hours

Prep Time 15 minutes

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

3 to 4 turkey thighs, skin removed (about 2-1/2 pounds)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, halved and sliced
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
1 red bell pepper, cubed
2/3 cup apricot preserves
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 cup cold water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Hot cooked rice

Preparation

  1. Rinse turkey and pat dry. Heat oil in large skillet; brown turkey on all sides. Place turkey, onion, pineapple and bell pepper in slow cooker.
  2. Combine preserves, soy sauce, lemon peel and ginger in small bowl; mix well. Spoon over turkey. Cover; cook on LOW 6 to 7 hours.
  3. Remove turkey from slow cooker; keep warm. Blend water and cornstarch until smooth; stir into slow cooker. Cook, uncovered, on HIGH 15 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Adjust seasonings. Return turkey to slow cooker; cook until hot. Serve with rice.

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