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Weeknight Oven Baked Orange Turkey

Like orange chicken, but with turkey!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: better thant takeout, dinner and chill, turkey

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless turkey breast cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2-4 tbsp sugar or to taste
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar

Instructions

  • Heat your oven to 450°F and season the turkey with salt and pepper.
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  • Transfer the turkey to a ziplock bag with 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. Shake well to coat and place on an oiled rack on a foil lined baking sheet.
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  • Bake for 20 minutes, until lightly golden, flipping halfway. For the last 5 minutes, turn the heat up to broil to make the turkey just a bit crispy.
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  • When the turkey is almost done baking, make the sauce by whisk the remaining 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with the orange juice. Whisk in the sugar, soy, and rice vinegar.
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  • Add the sauce to a nonstick pan and bring to a boil. Once bubbling and glossy, turn the heat to low.
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  • Add the crispy turkey to the sauce and toss until well coated. Top with toasted sesame seeds and green onions, if desired. Enjoy with fluffy white rice!
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