Bring the orchard to your kitchen with this Smoked Turkey Sandwich with Apple Slaw recipe. Tarragon-apple slaw and apple cider marinade turn fruit from a side into an entrée. When you can do this with Honeycrisps, those turnovers are gonna have to wait!
10 Hours 30 Minutes
tablespoons brown sugar
tablespoons ground paprika
tablespoon garlic salt
tablespoon white sugar
teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
cup apple cider
cup barbeque sauce
(24-ounce) packages JENNIE-O® All Natural* Turkey Breast
red-skinned apples, cored and cut into julienne strips (honeycrisp works well)
cup torn fresh tarragon
tablespoons lemon juice
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon
each Brioche buns, sliced
cup honey mustard, if desired
In large bowl, mix rub ingredients: brown sugar, paprika, garlic salt, sugar, black pepper, cayenne pepper, apple cider and barbeque sauce. Coat turkey breast evenly with rub. Cover with plastic wrap and let marinate in refrigerator, 8 hours to overnight.
Preheat smoker to 300°F. Smoke until well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer, approximately 2-½ hours.
To make slaw: In medium bowl combine apple strips, tarragon, lemon juice and olive oil.
Preheat a skillet and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Add bacon slices and cook until desired crispness. Always cook until well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
To assemble sandwiches, on bun bottom place turkey bacon, shredded turkey breast, apple slaw mixture and arulgula. Drizzle with honey mustard, if desired. Add bun top.