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Lemon Turkey Stir-Fry

Audrey Thibodeau of Mesa, Arizona sent the recipe for this tender turkey stir-fry. A hint of lemon accents the flavor.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 pound turkey breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and lemon peel until smooth. Dissolve bouillon and honey in boiling water; stir into the cornstarch mixture. Set aside.
  • In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry turkey in 1 tablespoon hot oil until no longer pink; remove and keep warm. In the same pan, stir-fry the onions, celery and red pepper in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Return turkey to the pan.
  • Stir bouillon mixture and pour over turkey mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add water chestnuts and peas; heat through. Stir in lemon juice and pepper. Serve over rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 264 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 444mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.
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  • Mindlessvw
    Aug 1, 2013

    It was really light and husband and i had never made stir fry before and thought this was very easy! I might marinade the turkey a bit ahead of time to add some flavor but overall it was yummy!