29 October 2013

Braised Turkey Legs with Sweet Potatoes

Turkey is a low fat protein.I have used smaller legs to fit into a largish fry pan/dish
You can use chicken too for this recipe
This recipes is great as a winter dinner.

Ingredients:

2 small  or medium small turkey legs-cleaned.
Ginger Garlic paste- 2 tsp each
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1/2 tsp pepper
2 dsp olive oil
1 tsp cayenne pepper or chilly powder
1 cup hot water
Salt to taste
1 dsp tomato paste
1 dsp Wooster sauce
1 tsp soy sauce
1 large sweet potatoes cut into chunks or thick rings

Method:

Marinate the turkey legs in ginger garlic paste, cinnamon powder,cayenne pepper,pepper overnight or minimum 4 hours
In a wide dish/fry pan add olive oil and brown the legs
Remove from the oil
Add 1 cup hot water tomato paste, Wooster sauce, soy sauce and salt to taste
Bring to a boil then add the legs and cook for 20 minutes
Add the sweet potatoes and cook till the turkey is well cooked.
Serve hot! Sprinkle a tsp of dried parsley or fresh parsley. (optional)