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Leftover Turkey Curry

Introduction & method

Leftover turkey. What to do with it? Well, you can do many things, but this leftover turkey curry is quick and easy, and very tasty. I've deliberately kept the spicing simple to make it easier.

Leftover Turkey Curry Recipe


Peel and finely chop the onions. Finely chop the coriander. Cut the meat into small dice. Clean the mushrooms, cut off the stalks and quarter the caps.

Cook the Curry

Heat some oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and turn the heat down a bit. Stir the cumin seeds well and cook them for about a minute. Add the onion and cook it for 5 minutes - you want it to soften but not brown. Add the mushrooms and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, then add the turkey and the stock, and bring it to the boil. Turn it down to a simmer, add the curry powder and pepper and half of the coriander. Stir well and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Now turn the heat down low and add the cream.


Serve with rice or naan, and sprinkle with the remaining coriander for garnish.

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Ingredients & Info

 250 grams leftover cooked turkey
 1 medium onion
 500 ml chicken stock
 150 ml double (heavy) cream
 1 tsp cumin seeds
 half a tsp ground white pepper
 2-3 tsp medium curry powder
 small handful fresh coriander / cilantro
 5 mushrooms


Oil for sautéeing.

US Customary/Imperial

Serves 2 -4
Prep time: 5 minutes.
Cooking time: 25 minutes.
Total time: 30 minutes.