10Ingredients
850Calories
50Minutes

You have decided to purchase those turkey breasts that are on sale at the market. Now you need a delicious way to prepare them for you and the one you love. Try this Peking Turkey Breast with Pomegranate Molasses. It is a delicious way to say you care. It takes 50 minutes to prepare this decadent dinner. This recipe combines the sweet and tangy fruits with savory spices and herbs for a flavorful dinner dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 250 grams turkey breast
  • 250 grams basmati rice (cooked and hot)
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 pomegranate
  • mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix the molasses, orange juice, honey, and paprika together in a bowl.
  3. Place the turkey breast in a baking dish lined with parchment paper. Using a brush, coat with several layers of glaze.
  4. Cook for 20 minutes, baste with cooking juices and marinade, every 5 minutes.
  5. Increase oven temperature to 230 C and let brown for 5 minutes.
  6. While the turkey is cooking, prepare the rice.
  7. Wash and cut the unpeeled cucumber lengthwise in 2 pieces, then slice in thin strips.
  8. Open the pomegranate, remove the seeds.
  9. Mix rice, cucumber, rice vinegar, and chopped mint. Divide between plates.
  10. Remove the meat from the oven and slice.
  11. Place the slices on top of the rice.
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NutritionView more

850Calories
Sodium4%DV85mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein86%DV44g
Carbs54%DV163g
Fiber32%DV8g

PER SERVING *

Calories850Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol80mg27%
Sodium85mg4%
Potassium1450mg41%
Protein44g86%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate163g54%
Dietary Fiber8g32%
Sugars48g96%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Kathy P. 2 Jul 2015
This is a very flavorful dish that has great presentation. I didn't have any orange juice on hand, so I used orange zest instead. That seemed to work just as good. The turkey was so tender and overall this is one amazing dish.