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leftover Thanksgiving Indian turkey dish

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Curry with Sweet Potatoes

  • Author: Asian Caucasian
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove-top
  • Cuisine: Asian-Fusion

Description

Leftover turkey is perfect for this easy Asian-inspired curry and sweet potato dish! Post-Thanksgiving has never tasted so good!


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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons yellow curry powder
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • ½ cup light coconut milk
  • 2/3 cup water
  • ½ large sweet potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • ½ large white sweet potato (or regular potato), peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 cups leftover cooked turkey meat, cut into thick cubes
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Steamed white rice

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a deep skillet over medium-high. Sauté onions and garlic until translucent, about 2 minutes. Stir in garam masala, cumin, and curry powder until incorporated, about 1 minute. Add in tomato, stirring for about 2 minutes. Add the coconut milk, water, and potatoes and stir well. Cook and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until potatoes are soft. Stir in the turkey meat and simmer another 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir in cilantro to garnish before serving. Ladle over cooked rice with extra cilantro.

Keywords: Thanksgiving turkey, leftover turkey recipe, easy curry recipe