Ground Turkey Sisig With Portuguese Sausage

photo (26)I have previously posted a couple of sisig recipes on this blog, both of which were seafood variations of this famous Filipino delicacy. For this particular recipe, I tried experimenting with ground turkey and Portuguese sausage and I couldn’t be more pleased with the result.  I brought some to work and shared it with my Mexican co-worker and she loved it. It may be a Filipino dish but it shares many qualities with the wonderful cuisine of Mexico and Spain. This and other sisig  recipes can be served as an appetizer or entree paired with steamed rice. And most definitely, it is great as filling for tacos or burritos!

 

INGREDIENTSsisig

1 1/2 lbs ground turkey

1 Portuguese sausage, slightly grilled and sliced into 1-inch diagonal pieces

1 cup onion, chopped

1/4 cup fresh ginger, peeled and minced

4 pcs. red and green Thai chili peppers

3 tbsps soy sauce

2 tbsps vinegar

1 medium-sized lemon

1/2 cup butter

3 tbsps fat-free mayonnaise

Salt and pepper to taste

 

DIRECTIONS

Heat butter in a large wok until fully melted

Add onions and cook until tender

Add ginger and green chili and cook for 2 minutes

Add ground turkey. Stir and cook for 3 minutes or until fully browned

Add soy sauce, vinegar and mayonnaise. Stir.

Add salt and pepper to taste

Reduce heat and cook for another 2 minutes

Remove from heat

Transfer to a serving plate and top with grilled Portuguese sausage

Sprinkle juice from lemon over the mixture.

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