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Turkey Tacos   HT  MC  Mexican  20mins plus marinating


Serves   4    Hot   Poultry  Main Course  Mexico  Nth American  North America




450g/1lb Turkey Breast, cut into 1cm/˝ inch strips

1 teasp Oil

For the Marinade

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

The grated rind and Juice of ˝ Lime

2 teasp Taco Relish

1 teasp Freshly chopped Coriander

Other ingredients

12 Corn Tortillas

Shredded Lettuce

Chopped Tomatoes

Taco Relish to garnish




1. In a bowl, mix together the marinade ingredients. Add the turkey, stir to coat well, cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.


2. Preheat the oven to 140C, 275F, Gas Mark 1.  Stack the tortillas, wrap in aluminium foil and place in the oven to warm through.


3.  Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the marinated turkey and stir-fry for about 10 minutes, until crisp and golden.


4. Divide the turkey between the tortillas and top with the lettuce, chopped tomatoes and taco relish.  Serve immediately.




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Key techniques

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Brown  to  -  To fry in very shallow  fat  over a high heat in order to colour the food and seal in the juices.

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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