Turkey salad & warm clementine dressing

Turkey Salad & Clementine Dressing

Serves 4

  • 2 banana shallots

  • olive oil

  • 2 clementines

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • sea salt

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 250 g leftover free-range turkey

  • 100 g mixed nuts and seeds, such as hazelnuts, pistachios or pumpkin seeds

  • 50 g dried cranberries

  • 1 teaspoon runny honey

  • 2 red chicory

  • 75 g watercress

  • 75 g rocket

  • 2 tablespoons low-fat natural yoghurt

  • 1 pomegranate

For this recipe, you will need 250 g leftover free-range turkey.



Peel and finely dice the shallots, then add to a small frying pan with a splash of olive oil and cook over a medium-low heat for around 5 minutes, or until golden and sticky. Finely grate in the zest from the clementines, then squeeze in the juice and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until reduced to a nice, syrupy consistency. Pour in the vinegar and 4 tablespoons of olive oil, season to taste, then reduce the heat to low and leave the to simmer until needed.



Heat a lug of olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Shred and add the turkey (I use both the brown and white meat) and fry for around 5 minutes, or until crispy. Roughly bash the nuts and seeds in a pestle and mortar, then add to the pan with the cranberries and honey. Season with salt and pepper and cook for a further couple of minutes, or until sticky and caramelised.



Meanwhile, trim the nice tops off the chicory, leaving them whole, then trim and finely slice the base. Place the chicory leaves onto a serving platter with the watercress and rocket. Drizzle over the warm clementine dressing, pile the sticky, caramelised turkey on top and spoon over the yoghurt. Halve a pomegranate, then hold one half cut-side down in your hand and bash the back with a spoon so the seeds fall over the salad. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Method

For this recipe, you will need 250 g leftover free-range turkey.

Peel and finely dice the shallots, then add to a small frying pan with a splash of olive oil and cook over a medium-low heat for around 5 minutes, or until golden and sticky. Finely grate in the zest from the clementines, then squeeze in the juice and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until reduced to a nice, syrupy consistency. Pour in the vinegar and 4 tablespoons of olive oil, season to taste, then reduce the heat to low and leave the to simmer until needed.

Heat a lug of olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Shred and add the turkey (I use both the brown and white meat) and fry for around 5 minutes, or until crispy. Roughly bash the nuts and seeds in a pestle and mortar, then add to the pan with the cranberries and honey. Season with salt and pepper and cook for a further couple of minutes, or until sticky and caramelised.

Meanwhile, trim the nice tops off the chicory, leaving them whole, then trim and finely slice the base. Place the chicory leaves onto a serving platter with the watercress and rocket. Drizzle over the warm clementine dressing, pile the sticky, caramelised turkey on top and spoon over the yoghurt. Halve a pomegranate, then hold one half cut-side down in your hand and bash the back with a spoon so the seeds fall over the salad. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Information Amount per serving:

Calories

Calories are just a unit of energy. If you eat more than you use you can gain weight, or lose it if you don't eat enough. How much you need depends on your weight, gender and how active you are, but it's around 2,000 a day.

Carbs

Carbs are a great source of energy and, excluding foods such as potatoes, are made from grains - like bread, pasta and cereal. We all need carbs, but try to make them all wholegrain by sticking to brown bread, rice and pasta - they are much more nutritious.

Sugar

We all deserve a treat sometimes, but try to limit your sugar intake. Most of your sugar should come from raw fruit and milk, because they give us lots of nutrients too. Always check food labels so you know how much sugar you're eating.

Fat

We all need to eat a small amount of fat because it protects our organs and helps us grow. But we need to be careful about how much fat we eat and what kinds of fat, because in higher levels it's associated with weight gain, diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

Saturates

Saturated or "bad fats" are in beef, pork, chicken skin, butter, cream and cheese. Too much can be bad for our heart and cholesterol levels, but unsaturated or "good fats" in fish, nuts, avocados and some oils can help keep our hearts healthy if eaten in moderation.

Protein

Protein helps our muscles to grow and repair, as well as providing you with essential amino acids. When it comes to protein, try to eat leaner sources such as chicken and fish or non-meat sources such as eggs, dairy, beans, nuts, seeds, tofu and pulses.
  • Calories 460
    23%
  • Carbs 10.3g
    4%
  • Sugar 7g 8%
  • Fat 35.1g 50%
  • Saturates 5.1g 26%
  • Protein 26.7g 59%
Of an adult's reference intake

BUYING SUSTAINABLY SOURCED FISH

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Buying sustainably sourced fish means buying fish that has been caught without endangering the levels of fish stocks and with the protection of the environment in mind. Wild fish caught in areas where stocks are plentiful are sustainably sourced, as are farmed fish that are reared on farms proven to cause no harm to surrounding seas and shores.

When buying either wild or farmed fish, ask whether it is sustainably sourced. If you're unable to obtain this information, don't be afraid to shop elsewhere – only by shopping sustainably can we be sure that the fantastic selection of fish we enjoy today will be around for future generations.

For further information about sustainably sourced fish, please refer to the useful links below:

Marine Stewardship Council
http://www.msc.org/

Fish Online
http://www.fishonline.org

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  • 2 banana shallots

  • olive oil

  • 2 clementines

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • sea salt

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 250 g leftover free-range turkey

  • 100 g mixed nuts and seeds, such as hazelnuts, pistachios or pumpkin seeds

  • 50 g dried cranberries

  • 1 teaspoon runny honey

  • 2 red chicory

  • 75 g watercress

  • 75 g rocket

  • 2 tablespoons low-fat natural yoghurt

  • 1 pomegranate