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Sweet ‘N’ Sour Turkey

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Nov. 05, 2022
Sweet-and-sour lovers will have a lot to look forward to when they simmer up this saucy supper from Shanna Webb. In her Provo, Utah kitchen, she stir-fries leftover turkey, canned pineapple tidbits and veggies for the in-a-dash dinner.


  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups julienned cooked turkey
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened pineapple tidbits, undrained
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and brown sugar. Stir in the broth, soy sauce and lemon juice until smooth; set aside.
  2. In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry the celery, carrots and onion in butter for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir broth mixture; gradually add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the turkey, pineapple and almonds; heat through. Serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 327 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 642mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fruit, 1 fat.

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