Turkey and Broccoli Stir-Fry
- 4 (1 cup) servings
- 25 min
Combine 2 tablespoons soy sauce and sherry in a medium bowl.
Rinse turkey; pat dry with paper towel. Cut turkey across short side into slivers about 1/4-inch (6mm) wide and 2 inches (5cm) long. Sit into soy sauce mixture. Season with pepper; set aside.
Whisk together lemon juice, half of the water, sugar, and the remaining soy sauce in a small bowl. Whisk in cornstarch; set aside.
Stir together garlic, gingerroot, green onions, and jalapeñ;o in another small bowl.
Heat a wok, Dutch oven, or 12-inch (30cm) skillet (preferably cast iron) over high heat for a full minute. Add half of the oil and swirl to coat bottom. Stir in half the turkey. Cook 2 minutes, or until turkey starts becoming opaque, stirring constantly. Transfer to serving bowl. Repeat with remaining oil and turkey. Plus any remaining marinade. Stir garlic mixture, broccoli, and remaining water into skillet. Cook, covered for 3 minutes.
Give lemon juice mixture a quick stir to disperse cornstarch. Incorporate mixture and turkey into skillet. Cook until glossy, 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in more water to thin sauce if necessary.
Cook’s Tip: Old-fashioned cast-iron skillets are excellent for stir-frying. Black metal absorbs heat well, and the iron will hold on to the heat after you add the meat and vegetables. Unlike woks, which may teeter on flat top stoves (woks actually are made to sit in wells.), skillets sit flat and drink up all the heat and BTUs a stove can crank out.