Do you have leftover turkey today? Doesn't everybody?? Here's one of my favorite recipes to use up my turkey leftovers, Turkey Curry in a Hurry. It calls for chicken, but we love it with turkey, too.
Chicken (or Turkey) Curry in a Hurry
2 cups cooked diced chicken or turkey
1/2 pound thinly sliced fresh mushrooms
1 tablespoon oil or margarine
1/3 cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons flour
1 chicken bouillon cube
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1 cup finely chopped apple
1/4 cup chopped parsley
3/4 cup skim milk
1 cup water
In a large skillet, saute chicken, mushrooms, and onions in oil until chicken is lightly browned on all sides. Stir in flour, bouillon cube, salt, and curry powder. Add apple and parsley, then pour in milk and water. Simmer, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes or until apple pieces are tender-crisp. Serve over rice.
Yield 4-6 servings, approx. calories/serving 235 (or 335 with 1/2 cup rice)
This recipe is from an old American Heart Association Cookbook that I've had for years, copyright 1975. When I make this, I double the amount of curry powder the recipe calls for and I use a Granny Smith apple. We garnish the curry with Major Grey chutney, raisins, cashews or peanuts, and more diced apple.
When our boys were little, I'd separate out some of the chicken or turkey for them, before I added the curry powder, since I had picky little eaters. They enjoyed garnishing theirs with the raisins, nuts, and apple, too.
My husband absolutely loves this recipe. How about your family? Have you ever served curry? If not, this would be a great recipe to try. It's fast, easy, and it's really, really good!
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|Curry condiments: raisins, cashews, diced apples, and Major Grey chutney.|
|Ready to dig in!|