Apricot Turkey Kebabs on Naan with Summer Slaw

Amy Freeze

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@amyfreeze

This unconventional sandwich pairs healthier turkey kebabs with bright, low fat slaw and naan bread to make a juicy, messy, can't-stop-eating sandwich.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1 lb
ground turkey
1/4 c
chopped purple onion
1 tsp
ground cumin
2 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp
dried parsley
1/4 c
apricot preserves
2 tsp
sriracha

SUMMER SLAW

1 c
finely shredded cabbage
1/4 c
chopped purple onion
2 Tbsp
chopped jalapeno
3/4 c
finely chopped mango
2 tsp
lime juice
1/4 c
feta cheese
1 dash(es)
salt

SAUCE

8 oz
greek yogurt
2 Tbsp
chopped purple onion
1/4 c
chopped cucumber-no seeds
1 tsp
lime juice
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2
naan-cut in half to make 4 pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, combine apricot preserves and sriracha sauce. Set aside.
2
In a bowl, combine onion, mango, jalapeno, cabbage, lime juice, feta cheese, and a dash of salt. Set aside.
3
In a blender, combine yogurt, onion, cucumber, lime juice, salt, and garlic powder. Blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl and set aside while grilling kebabs.
4
In a bowl, combine turkey, onion, cumin, cinnamon, black pepper, salt, parsley, and garlic powder. Using an ice cream scoop, form large meatballs. Put 2 meatballs per skewer and press to slightly flatten. Heat gas grill to 400 degrees or a charcoal grill until coals burn orange. Place turkey skewers on grill. Grill for 3-5 minutes or until lightly charred. Turn kebabs. Brush grilled side with apricot sauce. Grill for an additional 1-2 minutes. Turn and brush with remaining apricot sauce. Remove from heat.
5
Place naan bread on grill for 30 seconds, just to soften. Cut naan in half to create 4 pieces
6
To serve…

Spoon approximately ¼ c. slaw onto each naan. Place 2 kebabs per naan. Drizzle with yogurt sauce. Using a bamboo skewer, pierce the top of each sandwich to hold together or wrap sandwiches in foil. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Mediterranean