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Mandarin Turkey Tenderloin

My husband grew up in an area with lots of turkey farms, so he learned early to love dishes that use turkey. This makes a tasty dinner that requires no last minute fuss, so I like to serve it when I have company over.—Lorie Miner, Kamas, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 8 turkey breast tenderloins (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup sesame ginger marinade
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen stir-fry vegetable blend, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • Place turkey in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with ginger and pepper flakes. Top with oranges. In a small bowl, combine marinade and broth; pour over turkey. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  • Stir vegetables into the slow cooker. Cover and cook 30 minutes longer or until vegetables are heated through.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onion. Serve with rice if desired.
    Freeze option: Cool turkey mixture. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet until a thermometer inserted in turkey reads 165°, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary. Garnish as directed.

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