Grilled Turkey Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Serves: 4
Recipe Categories: Turkey
Meal Types: Salad
Preparation Methods: Grill
Product Types: Turkey Tenderloin
Ethnicities: American
Season/Occasions:

Ingredients:

Vinaigrette
*2 Tablespoons olive oil
*2 Tablespoons raspberry vinegar
*1 Teaspoon honey
*1/2 Teaspoon minced garlic
*1/4 Teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
*1/8 Teaspoon each salt and black pepper

 

Salad
*Vegetable cooking spray
*1 Pound TURKEY TENDERLOINS, butterflied
*1 Tablespoon + 2 teaspoons Chinese *five-spice powder
*8 Cups spinach leaves, cleaned and drained
*1 Cup fresh raspberries, washed and drained
*1/4 Cup green onion, thinly sliced
*1 Can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and cut into 1/8-inch slices

Directions:

Vinaigrette

In small bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, honey, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Cover vinaigrette and refrigerate several hours.

 

Salad

Spray grill rack with vegetable cooking spray. Prepare grill for direct heat cooking.
Sprinkle both sides of turkey tenderloins with Chinese five-spice powder. Place tenderloins on grill rack and grill over hot coals 5 minutes; turn and continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center. The internal temperature should register 165 degrees F.
To serve, on each of 4 plates, arrange 2 cups spinach. Slice turkey into thin slices and place over spinach. Top each with 1/4 cup raspberries, 1 tablespoon green onions, 2 tablespoons water chestnuts and 1 tablespoon vinaigrette.
Note: To make your own Chinese Five Spice, blend 1 teaspoon each of the following: ground Szechwan (or black) pepper, ground star anise (or anise), ground cinnamon and ground fennel seeds and 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves.

Recipe Source
National Turkey Federation