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Southwest Turkey Fritters From Lhj

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Shredded monterey jack
  • -cheese
  • 1/2 c Mayonnaise
  • 2 tb Lime juice
  • 2 ts Minced chipotle in adobo
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Lime peel
  • 3 c Shredded cooked turkey
  • 1 tb Olive oil; plus
  • 4 ts Divided
  • 1 c Minced red onions
  • 3/4 c Minced green pepper
  • 1/2 c Minced celery
  • 1 1/4 c Fresh bread crumbs


1. Combine cheese, mayonnaise, lime juice, chipotle in adobo, salt and lime
peel in bowl; stir in turkey.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add
onions, green pepper and celery. Cook 5 minutes; stir into turkey mixture.

3. Spread bread crumbs on a large plate. Spoon mixture by 1/2-cup measures
into crumbs to coat. Pat into a 2 1/2x1-inch-thick fritter; repeat with
remaining mixture. Refrigerate patties 1 hour.

4. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook 4 fritters,
3 minutes per side, until golden. Transfer to platter; cover and keep warm.
Repeat with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and fritters.

NOTES : Got at least three cups of cooked turkey left over from
Thanksgiving? That”™s all you need to whip up this hearty meal. These
skillet patties get their spicy kick from smoked chile pepper. Serve them
with a dab of cranberry relish to counter the heat. Prep Time: 30 minutes
plus chilling Cooking Time: 6 minutes per batch Degree Of Difficulty: Easy

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