Turkey Pilaf

Put a spicy spin on your festive leftovers to create a simple yet unforgettable dish
Try a tasty twist on a classic pilau recipe
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Recipe by: Sharon Hui | Former Health Information Manager

If you have leftovers from Christmas, this dish is perfect for using up what’s left in the fridge. Transform your leftover turkey and vegetables with this quick-cook dish.

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 25g dried unsweetened cranberries
  • 6 dried apricots, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mild curry powder 
  • 250g leftover cooked vegetables, diced (eg carrots, parsnips, Brussels sprouts)
  • 300g cold cooked brown rice
  • 250g cooked turkey, shredded
Time
15 minutes
SERVES:
4
CALORIES:
304 kcal
FAT:
5.6g
SALT:
0.1g
SUGAR:
11.5g
5 A DAY:
1
Method
  1. Warm the oil in a large pan and gently fry the spring onions and dried fruit for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix together. Continue heating, stirring frequently until piping hot.
  3. Serve with a green salad.
Leftover chicken from a roast dinner would work equally well in this dish