Asian Barbecue Turkey Thighs

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Skinless turkey thighs marinated in Asian flavors like sesame, soy, ginger and garlic - then grilled to a tasty finish. This is a great dinner for holidays like the Fourth of July, Labor Day or Memorial Day.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup barbecue sauce

  • ¼ cup chopped green onion

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 2 pounds turkey thighs, skinned and excess fat removed

Directions

  1. To Marinate: In 2-cup measure combine barbecue sauce, onions, soy sauce, sesame seeds, garlic and ginger. Remove 1/3 cup, cover and refrigerate. Pierce holes in thighs using tines of fork. In self-closing plastic bag combine thighs and remaining marinade. Seal bag and refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally to marinate evenly.

  2. Prepare grill for indirect heat cooking. Cook thighs over hot coals 25 to 30 minutes per side until meat thermometer, inserted in thickest portion of thigh, registers 180 degrees F. During last 10 minutes of cooking, brush with reserved marinade. Serve hot with favorite rice dish and a vegetable, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

482 Calories
26g Fat
20g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 482
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 1330mg 58%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 504mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.