Monday, May 27, 2013

Turkey A La King

4 Tb butter
1 medium onion, cut into 1/4 inch dice
2 celery ribs, 1/4 inch dice
2 carrots, 1/4 inch dice
1/2 red bell pepper, 1/4 inch dice
1/2 yellow bell pepper, 1/4 inch dice
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/3 cup black olives
1/4 cup finely chopped flat leaf parsley
1 Tb finely chopped tarragon
1 Tb chopped thyme
3 Tb all purpose flour
4 cups leftover turkey, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 1/4 cup turkey or chicken stock
3/4 cup milk
salt and freshly ground white pepper
stemed rice for serving

melt butter on med-high heat in skillet

Add veggies and cook stirring until onion is translucent (2 minutes

Stir in olives, parsley, tarragon, thyme and flour.  Cook stirring contantly until flour is fully incorporated and slightly browned (2 minutes)

Add turkey and cook 1 min longer.  Gradually add stock, stirring well and scraping up any browned bits from bottom of pan.  Simmer over low heat until slightly thickened about 3 minutes

pour in milk and return to a simmer.  Cook until thickened - about 5 minutes

Season the step with salt and pepper and serve with rice.

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