Spicy Turkey Tenderloin

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Here’s a full-flavored dish that will really wake up your taste buds. With fresh jalapeños and picante sauce, you and your partner will get some heat in every bite.


    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1 turkey breast tenderloin (1/2 pound)
    • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
    • 1/4 cup chicken broth
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
    • 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeno pepper
    • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh tomato
    • 4 teaspoons picante sauce
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
    • 2 lime wedges


    1. In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, cumin, salt and cayenne. Sprinkle half the spice mixture over turkey. In a skillet, brown turkey in 2 teaspoons oil for 3-4 minutes on each side. Add broth and lime juice to skillet. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until turkey juices run clear and thermometer reads 170°, turning once, 15-18 minutes.
    2. In a small skillet, saute the onion and jalapeno in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Transfer to a bowl. Add the beans, corn, tomato, picante sauce, cilantro and remaining spice mixture. Serve turkey with salsa and lime wedges.

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