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Quick Thai-Style Turkey Mince

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Introduction

This is fantatically tasty, quick, low fat and inexpensive to make. Works equally well with chicken or pork.

This is fantatically tasty, quick, low fat and inexpensive to make. Works equally well with chicken or pork.

Ingredients

Serves: 2-3

Metric Cups
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small onion (sliced very finely)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • fresh root ginger (a thumb-sized piece)
  • 1 red chilli (finely chopped)
  • 500 grams minced turkey
  • 2 tablespoons thai fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 30 grams fresh basil (or so, chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small onion (sliced very finely)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • fresh gingerroot (a thumb-sized piece)
  • 1 red chile (finely chopped)
  • 17⅔ ounces ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons thai fish sauce (nam pla)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 ounces fresh basil (or so, chopped)

Method

Quick Thai-Style Turkey Mince is a community recipe submitted by PressuredCooker and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Fry the onion in the heated oil until deep golden brown.
  • Add the ginger, garlic and chilli and stir fry for minute (careful not to burn the garlic).
  • Tip in the mince, bash it about to break it up then stir fry until cooked through - only about three minutes, really.
  • Off the heat, add the fish sauce and sugar, stir well, then fold through the basil.
  • Fry the onion in the heated oil until deep golden brown.
  • Add the ginger, garlic and chilli and stir fry for minute (careful not to burn the garlic).
  • Tip in the mince, bash it about to break it up then stir fry until cooked through - only about three minutes, really.
  • Off the heat, add the fish sauce and sugar, stir well, then fold through the basil.
  • Additional Information

    Put rice on to cook as you begin and it'll be ready when the mince is. We usually manage to polish this off between the two of us, although leftovers are fab the next day - in lettuce leaves, or with noodles or rice.

    Put rice on to cook as you begin and it'll be ready when the mince is. We usually manage to polish this off between the two of us, although leftovers are fab the next day - in lettuce leaves, or with noodles or rice.

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