Entrees - Turkey Rice Roll Ups with Spicy Cherry Sauce

11-15-2008, 07:17 AM
Juicy Turkey Rolls, stuffed with rice, and topped with a Sweet and Spicy cherry sauce.

4 Large turkey/chicken breast skinned and boned
1/2 pkg. Rice prepared according to package directions, divided in half
2 Tbs. chicken broth
1 cup cherry jam (with cherry chunks)
1 tsp. harissa (red pepper paste, or 1/4 tsp cayenne)
1/4 tsp. salt
Salt and Pepper
Veggie(s) of your choice, steamed (but still crisp)

Baking pan
Sauce pan
Aluminum Foil
Plastic wrap
Mallet or Hammer
Stirring spoon


1. Place each turkey cutlet between 2 pieces of plastic wrap; pound with flat side of mallet to .25-inch thick rectangles. Remove plastic wrap. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

2. Spread 1/2 - 1 cup rice on each cutlet to within half-inch from edges. Fold in long sides of cutlets and roll up jellyroll style. Secure with toothpicks and place in a baking pan. Add chicken broth to pan and cover tightly with a sheet of aluminum foil.

3. Place pan on grill and cook for 20 minutes. Remove cover and continue cooking for 5 to 10 minutes or until tested done.

4. Slice turkey rolls crosswise into 1/2 inch slices.

5. Topping- In a small sauce pan, mix cherry jam, harissa, and salt, with 2 Tbsp water. Heat on low about 2 to 3 minutes or until warm.

6. Serve rolls topped with sauce, along side steamed veggie(s) of your choice.

11-15-2008, 11:43 AM
:drool: Sounds great. Thanks for posting!!!!