Saturday, October 11, 2014

Turkey Schnitzel and Tomato Coulis for CBC's Weekend Morning Show!

This morning I had the pleasure of presenting the following dishes for CBC's Weekend Morning Show with host Terry MacLeod.  

Make Thanksgiving easy but full of flavour!  
(from top:  Turkey schnitzel, garlic roasted potatoes with yoghurt tahini, squash and pear with Frangelico, Carrot Thoren, tomato coulis and centre cranberry relish)

Turkey Schnitzel

1 turkey breast (for 3-4 servings) (available at Millad�s)
~1 cup Corn Flakes crumbs or Panko or combination
� tsp grated nutmeg
smoked paprika (optional) (available at Millad�s)
salt and pepper
1-2 eggs
� cup milk
2-3 tbs butter
drizzle olive oil

Cut the turkey breast into even slices across the grain, cover with wax paper or plastic wrap and pound flat without shredding the meat.

Mix egg and milk in one bowl and crumbs and seasonings in another bowl. 

Dip pounded meat into egg/milk wash and then cover in crumbs.  Saut� in medium-high heat pan with butter and olive oil. 

Serve immediately with your favourite toppings, cranberry sauce, chutney or try a tomato coulis.


Tomato Coulis

4 medium tomatoes
4+ oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
1 clove garlic,
2-3 tbs. olive oil
small bunch basil
dash of crushed red chilies
salt and pepper

Blend all ingredients and chill.


Cranberry Relish

 In a food processor or blender, combine the following ingredients until a fine relish consistency.

1 pkg cranberries
1/2 cup orange juice or 1-2 chopped peel-on oranges
2-4oz Frangelico or Disorrono liquor
scant cup sugar

Chill and serve with Turkey, sandwiches, curries, etc.