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Barbecue Turkey


1 pounds turkey thighs, skinned

1/4 cup catsup

1 tablespoons dry red wine or water

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoons soy sauce

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring (optional)

Dash ground cloves

Dash garlic powder

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon cold water


Rinse turkey; pat dry. Place in a 10x6x2-inch baking dish with meaty portions toward edges of the dish.

In a mixing bowl combine catsup, wine or water, brown sugar, lemon juice, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, liquid's mok (if desired), cloves, and garlic powder. Pour over turkey.

Cover dish with vented microwave-safe plastic wrap. Cook on 100% power (high) for 15 to 20 minutes or till turkey is tender and no longer pink, turning turkey over and giving dish a half-turn once. Transfer turkey to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid.

For sauce, place cooking liquid in a 2-cup measure; skim fat. If necessary, add water to cooking liquid to equal 1 cup. Combine cornstarch and 1 tablespoon cold water. Stir into cooking liquid.

Cook, uncovered, on high for 11/2 to 2 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring after every 30 seconds. To serve, slice turkey and spoon sauce atop slices.

Makes 4 servings.

Calories: 209 / serving


Preparation Time: 15 min.

Cooking Time: 16 1/2 min.


29g protein

10g carbohydrate

4g fat

112mg cholesterol

443mg sodium

339mg potassium

-Low Fat

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