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Braised Turkey Drumsticks

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Category: Main Dish, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Turkey drumsticks
  • -- fresh or frozen
  • 1/8 ts Poultry seasoning
  • 1/16 ts Salt
  • 1 ds Pepper
  • 1 1/2 c Water


Provides cooked turkey for 3 meals

1. Thaw frozen drumsticks in refrigerator.

2. Brown drumsticks in hot frypanabout 15 minutes.

3. Sprinkle with seasonings.

4. Add water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until
tenderabout 1-1/2 hours. Turn drumsticks halfway through cooking.

5. Measure cooking liquid Spoon off as much of the fat layer as possible.
Add water to liquid, if necessary, to make 1-1/2 cups. Save 1/2 cup for
Braised Turkey with Gravy (p. 38).

6. Separate meat from skin and bones. Dice and save 2/3 cup turkey for
Turkey Spanish Rice ( p. 52 ). Dice and save 3/4 cup turkey for
Turkey-Potato Salad (p. 51).
Serve remainder of turkey for dinner (see Braised Turkey with Gravy).

* Thrifty Meals for Two: Making Food Dollars Count * USDA Home and Garden
Bulletin Number 244 * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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