Merry Christmas from my family to yours! I’m sharing this grilled turkey recipe with you today perhaps it might make a way into your Christmas menu…lol
This herb grilled turkey is all you want to eat right now, trust me! If chicken is on your menu then you need to incorporate this recipe into your menu, even though it is called herb grilled turkey but you can as well use chicken for this recipe. This recipe will be a great addition to your Christmas menu, believe me! It doesn’t take time and there’s no need to marinate overnight.
It was served with the tasty homemade Peanut Butter Sauce which tasted fantastic with it. Click the link to view the peanut butter sauce which doesn’t require cooking you can whip it up within 5 minutes.
Homemade Peanut Butter (Two Ways)
- 1 Pound Boneless Turkey (Breast or dark meat)
- 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
- 1 Teaspoon Dried Basil
- ½ Teaspoon Zest Lemon seasoning
- ½ Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
- 1 Teaspoon Garlic powder
- ¼ Cup Oil (your choice)
- 6-8 Skewers
- Salt and pepper
Soak the skewer with water to avoid burning if you’re using wooden skewers but skip this step if you’re using metal skewers.
Clean the turkey, I used the dark meat, you can use the white part too; turkey breast. Because I have little kids, I cut the turkey into small bites for easy bites, but you can cut the turkey into strips if you desire.
Mix all the seasoning add the turkey and marinade for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
Remove and bring to room temperature.
Thread the turkey into the skewer and set aside.
Heat the grill to high heat, I used an electric grill. Grease the grill with oil and place the threaded skewer and cook on both sides for about 2-3 minutes depending on the turkey. When you flip to cook the other side drizzle the marinade over the turkey and continue cooking.
You can also use your oven for this process, just preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and place the skewers on a baking sheet lined with foil.
Serve with peanut butter sauce
I sprinkled a pinch of red pepper flake for some heat and garnish with parsley. Enjoy!
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