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Gingered Turkey and Asparagus

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloin
  • Cooking spray
  • 16 asparagus spears
  • 3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Nutrition Information

  • calories 162
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 28.7 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 68 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 163 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place turkey between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten to 1/2-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium-high heat until hot. Add turkey, and cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Add asparagus and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until turkey is done.

  2. Combine water and cornstarch, stirring well. Add cornstarch mixture to turkey mixture in skillet; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until sauce is thickened. Remove turkey and asparagus from skillet, and place on a serving platter. Spoon sauce over turkey and asparagus.

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