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Grilled Turkey Tenderloins

"'I've been using this recipe for 10 years-we love it!' shares Debra Holt of Franklin, Virginia. 'I am a high school teacher, and a student gave me the recipe.'"
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. In a bowl, combine the soy sauce, oil, sugar, garlic, ginger and mustard. Pour 1/4 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the turkey. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill. Drain and discard marinade from turkey. Grill turkey, covered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170 degrees F, turning twice and basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Cut into slices.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving: 5 ounces cooked turkey equals 244 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 675 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 42 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 very lean meat, 1 fat.


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I doubled the marinade and left out some for dipping and used olive oil because it was on-hand. Very good and my family enjoyed it. Thanks

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My husband loved this, but I didn't care for it. The ginger was too overpowering. I'd like to make it again, using half the amount of ground ginger or try using freshly grated ginger instead to ...

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I doubled the marinade and left out some for dipping and used olive oil because it was on-hand. Very good and my family enjoyed it. Thanks

I loved this recipe. My husband liked it but thought it was weird on the turkey. Said he'd prefer it on chicken. I will most definitely use this recipe again though. Both on chicken and on turke...

This is a nice, simple and very tasty recipe. I used all purpose regular kikkomans soy sauce because it was what I had on hand. I also substituted the garlic clove with 1/8 tsp garlic powder. I ...

Oops. Didn't have ginger, so I left out the mustard too. This was our first time uisng the tiny, but thick, bacon-wrapped turkey tenderloins. We really, really liked them and the marinade alt...

Excellent! Very simple and super tasty. I used olive oil instead of canola.... and I used turkey cutlets instead of the tenderloin. Will make again. Nice and healthy and a tasty way to grill le...

Our grocery store's meat counter sells bacon-wrapped turkey tenderloins. I marinated and cooked the turkey with the bacon attached and it seems that gave this recipe an even more delicious flav...

Awesome recipe. This is about the tenth time I've made it and it is always a big hit. So easy...marinating now in the will be all set for the grill when I get home from the offic...

Very good recipe -and extremely simple to make. Other than using turkey cutlets - I made it exactly like the recipe stated. I also made extra marinade, heated it a little in the microwave and ...