Leftover turkey curry

Leftover turkey curry
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 40 min

In the days that follow Christmas, there always seems to be an abundance of turkey. Use up your leftovers in this leftover turkey curry. We’ve added sprouts and cream for a rich, moreish dish.

We’re just going to leave our leftover turkey bake recipe here too, just in case you’ve got enough leftovers for two days!

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
368kcals
Fat
20g (6.8g saturated)
Protein
31.9g
Carbohydrates
12.1g (9.4g sugars)
Fibre
6.3g
Salt
2.4g
Calories
368kcals
Fat
20g (6.8g saturated)
Protein
31.9g
Carbohydrates
12.1g (9.4g sugars)
Fibre
6.3g
Salt
2.4g

Ingredients

  • 25g butter
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 125g curry paste (we used Patak’s mild curry spice paste)
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 300g leftover turkey
  • 300g cooked sprouts, quartered
  • 75ml single cream
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 1 tbsp mango chutney
  • Fresh coriander leaves and naan bread to serve

Method

  1. Heat the butter in a deep frying pan until foaming, then add the onion and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes until softened. Stir in the garlic, cook for a minute, then stir in the curry paste and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  2. Pour in the stock and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Stir in the turkey and sprouts, then add the cream, nigella seeds and chutney. Cook, stirring, until heated through, but don’t boil or the cream will split. (If it does, don’t worry – the curry will still taste good.)
  3. Season and serve in bowls sprinkled with coriander, with naan bread for dipping.

delicious. tips

  1. The perfect recipe in the days that follow Christmas.

  2.  A peach-tinged viognier from the south of France or Chile.  

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