Turkey Tacos with Cilantro Sauce

Prep time 20 minutes       Cook time 20 minutes       Serves 4 personnes


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1 Butterball Easy Fresh boneless skinless turkey breast, sliced into strips1/2 small onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced2 Tbsps. olive oil1 Tbsp. chili powder1/4 tsp. ancho or chipotle chili powder (chipotle is a lot hotter)1/4 tsp. cuminSprinkle of ground cinnamon1/2 lime6-8 corn tortillas

Cilantro sauce

1 bunch cilantro, washed, including stems1/2 small onion, cut into large piecesJuice of 1/2 lime1 garlic clove1/4 cup olive oilJalapeño, chopped, if desiredSalt to taste


Black beans, avocado, radishes, etc.


    For Cilantro Sauce

  1. Preheat toaster oven or regular oven to 350 ° F.

  2. Place onion and garlic on a small baking sheet and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Roast for 15 minutes at 350 ° F until slightly browned. Blend with remaining ingredients in an immersion blender or food processor until mostly smooth. Set aside.

  3. Turkey Tacos

  4. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil and add onion, cook on medium-high heat until browned.

  5. Add garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add chilli powder, cumin, cinnamon, and ancho chilli powder to onions and garlic, tossing to coat.
  7. Lay turkey strips in the pan, continuing to cook at medium-high heat, turning occasionally until both sides are browned and meat thermometer reads 165°F (74°C) .
  8. Squirt the juice of 1/2 lime over the turkey in the pan and remove from heat. Serve the turkey with tortillas, sauce, and garnishes.

  9. Recipe by Abby Langer