Turkey Pad Thai

Turkey Pad Thai

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 C hot water
  • 1/4 C brown sugar or honey
  • 2 T rice vinegar
  • 2 T low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 T chili garlic sauce
  • 1 lime, juiced or 1/4 c. lime juice
  • 2 C leftover turkey, cubed
  • 1 Tbls. sesame seed oil
  • 3 C pre-mixed and shredded cole slaw (cabbage with carrots), packed
  • 1 C bok choy, chopped and packed
  • 1/2 C cilantro packed
  • 1/2 med. onion, sliced
  • 3 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup peanuts (optional)
  • 8 oz. whole wheat organic linguine or rice noodles

Directions:

  1. Combine water, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic sauce and lime juice and stir to dissolve sugar
  2. Stir turkey in to sauce: cover and refrigerate overnight or while prepping steps 3- 5.
  3. In a large saute heat sesame seed oil and add cole slaw, bok choy,  cilantro, onion, garlic and scallions.  Saute until heated.
  4. Add turkey with sauce to the pan and continue to cook until well tossed and heated.
  5. Make linguini as per package directions just before serving
  6. Serve pad thai over pasta topped with peanuts and cilantro. Enjoy!