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Smoked Thai Turkey Sandwiches

Smoked Thai Turkey Sandwiches

Break out of your sandwich shell with this appe-Thai-zing creation! It’s got sugar, spice and everything nice. Like pickled carrots and pulled turkey in a zesty fish sauce? You’ll never be bored with bread again.  

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servings Makes 8 servings 8
preparation time PREP 20 minutes
total time TOTAL More than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground paprika
  • 4 tablespoons white sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 package JENNIE-O® All Natural* Turkey Breast
  • 3¼ cups warm water, divided
  • ½ cup matchstick carrots
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons salt, if desired
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Thai fish sauce (add while mixing, do not heat)
  • 8 hamburger rolls

Directions

  1. Mix together rub seasonings: brown sugar, paprkia, 2 tablespoons white sugar, garlic salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper; cover turkey breast completely. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Place turkey on hot grill and cook until internal temperature reaches well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
  2. While turkey is cooking, prepare the pickled carrots by mixing: water, carrots, rice vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar, cilantro and salt, if desired in small bowl. Cover and let sit until ready to use.
  3. When turkey is done cooking, remove from grill and set aside to cool about 10 minutes; shred and mix in chopped cilantro.
  4. Mix sauce ingredients: honey, soysauce and lime juice in a small sauce pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Once it comes to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Allow to gently bubble for 2 minutes, then shut off and pour over the pulled turkey. Mix. Add fish sauce and mix again.
  6. Place some of the pickled matchstick carrots on the bottom half of each bun. Top with a generous helping of the Thai pulled turkey and cover with the top of the bun.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories280

Protein30g

Carbohydrates41g

Fiber3g

Sugars21g

Fat11g

Cholesterol80mg

Sodium980mg

Saturated Fat2.5g

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