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Friday 24 October 2014

Fast Family Fakeaway - Sweet & Sour Turkey Drummers

I cook the majority of our family meals from scratch and we rarely eat takeaways, but from time to time it's nice to have a night away from cooking, especially if I've been baking all day.  On these occasions the kids might have fishfingers or something equally as easy to throw in the oven.

This recipe is for one of those quick and easy meals for evenings when there isn't a lot of time between school runs and swimming or football, and it's just as quick to prepare as fishfingers, chips and beans, yet it's just as good as a Chinese takeaway. 

The main ingredient is Bernard Matthews Golden Turkey Drummers, which are made from turkey raised on British farms, and don't contain any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.

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The Golden Drummers are just £2 for a 500g bag (approx 10 pieces), and available in Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys, Morrisons, Iceland and Farmfoods.

You can add pineapple to the dish along with the baby corn, but as my kids aren't that keen on pineapple I left it out. The dish takes just 20 minutes to cook, which is the length of time it takes to cook the drummers.

Sweet & Sour Turkey Drummers

Sweet & Sour Turkey Drummers - serves 4

1 packet Bernard Matthews Turkey Drummers
1 yellow pepper, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
baby corn, chopped
1 jar sweet & sour sauce
chopped pineapple (optional)
  • Place the turkey drummers on a baking tray and bake in a preheated 200C oven for 20 minutes
  • Whilst they're cooking prepare the sauce
  • Heat a little oil in a pan
  • Add the peppers and fry for a couple of minutes until starting to soften
  • Add the baby corn and fry for a little longer
  • Pour in the sauce and mix well, and heat through
  • Once the turkey is cooked cut each in half
  • Stir the turkey pieces into the sauce to coat fully
  • Serve with egg fried rice
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I'm working with BritMums and Bernard Matthews on this project and have been compensated for my time. Check out more quick and easy meals using frozen breaded turkey by following the hashtag #BootifulMeals

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