What should I make for dinner tonight? This might just be the number one question that we ask ourselves almost daily over here.
Then you have come to the right place, we have rounded up 15 cubed turkey recipes that we have shared over the years.
Plus, there is such a variety of flavours in these recipes, so you are sure to find something for you. Most of these recipes are quick and easy ones made especially for busy weeknights.
15 Cubed Turkey Recipes
What is cubed turkey?
Diced turkey is turkey meat that has been cut into small cubes that are usually ¼ to ½ inch. It is sold frozen in 5 or 10 pound plastic bags and can be used for a variety of turkey dishes including salads, casseroles, and stir-fry recipes.
How long does diced turkey take to cook?
Turkey meat is lean and cooks fast. Diced, it will cook in a hot pan in about 4-5 mins. Try and get some colour on the outside, as it all adds to the flavour. It can be grilled on kebab sticks or added to sauces, stews and curries, cooking through in about 10 mins.
What can I add to turkey for flavor?
Sure, butter is a great way to add flavor to turkey, but it’s even better when infused with other flavors to create a compound butter. Raw or roasted garlic, fresh herbs, tangy citrus zest, and even spicy honey are all strong contenders.
How do you cook a turkey Part 1?
Can you buy turkey cubes?
Farmland Cubed Turkey Breast 14 oz. Fully Cooked.
What is used in ground turkey?
Most ground turkey is made from extra turkey thighs and drumsticks, rather than more expensive turkey breast meat. For that reason, it’s usually a pretty affordable cut of ground meat. It contains a fat percentage under 15%, though you can often find it even leaner.
Can you cook diced turkey in the oven?
Pre-heat a pan with 10ml of oil on a high heat, carefully add the diced thigh seal on all sides to lock in moisture. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to an ovenproof dish, add stock or sauce (optional) and cook in the oven for an additional 25-30 minutes.
How do you know when diced turkey is cooked?
Warnings: Cook raw poultry thoroughly until it is piping hot throughout and no pink colour remains.
Can you boil diced turkey?
Boiling can toughen turkey meat, but poaching allows the turkey meat to retain its natural tenderness, moisture, and flavor. When poaching turkey, it is important to use small cuts such as slices of breast or thigh meat so that the gentle heat of the poaching process will cook the meat thoroughly.
What should I put in the cavity of my turkey?
Liberally salt and pepper the inside of the turkey cavity. Stuff the cavity with the bunch of thyme, halved lemon, quartered onion, and the garlic. Brush the outside of the turkey with the butter mixture and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
What do you put in a turkey to keep it moist?
Rub a softened stick of butter ALL over the bird. Coating the skin with butter will help to keep the meat moist, add flavor, and ensure the skin turns a perfect golden brown color.
Should I put an apple in my turkey?
Apples. Consider quartering an apple or two for stuffing your turkey. They will provide the turkey with a little extra moisture during the cooking process and a very subtle flavor that will remind you of fall. Want to use up the last apples of the season?
Is it better to cook a turkey at 325 or 350?
Roast the turkey uncovered at a temperature ranging from 325°F to 350°F. Higher temperatures may cause the meat to dry out, but this is preferable to temperatures that are too low which may not allow the interior of the turkey to cook to a safe temperature.
Do you put water in the bottom of the roasting pan for turkey?
Add water to the roasting pan to keep the turkey from drying out. Grandma always added water or chicken broth to the bottom of the roasting pan, at the start of the cooking. This keeps the bird from drying out.
Do you cover a turkey while cooking?
To achieve that balance, the ideal is to let the bird spend time both covered and uncovered: We recommend covering your bird for most of the cooking time to prevent it from drying out, then removing the cover for the last 30 minutes or so to allow the skin to crisp.