Turkey tenderloins are becoming a more popular cut these days. Turkey tenderloins are a part of the turkey breast. The lean thin cut of tender white meat is quick and easy to cook, similar to chicken tenderloins. I mean really fast! It also has more of a flavor than chicken breast tenders. So if you come across some, buy them and try them yourself. This turkey tenderloin recipe is a great meat option for weeknight meals. Read on and try this quick turkey tenderloin dinner recipe.
Where is the turkey tenderloin located on the turkey breast?
The turkey tenderloin is the long strip of white meat under the turkey breast. It is very thin and cooks up very quickly.
Where can I buy turkey tenderloins?
You can buy turkey tenderloins at nearby grocery stores or butchers. I sometimes find them at the local Whole Foods.
Now that your mouth is watering, let's make this quick and easy turkey tenderloin recipe!
What ingredients are in turkey tenderloin dinner?
1 tablespoon of fresh parsley
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 lb of turkey tenderloin
1 teaspoon of minced garlic
½ teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of pepper
How to make turkey tenderloin dinner for tonight?
Place turkey tenderloins in a bowl large enough to hold all the turkey tenderloins.
Finely chop the fresh parsley, then add to bowl.
Add the salt and pepper to the turkey tenderloin. Mix well.
Please turn on the skillet and let it heat up.
Then add the olive oil to the skillet with the garlic—Cook for a few minutes.
Add the coated turkey tenderloin and cook for 7 minutes on one side and 7-10 minutes on the other or until done.
Here is what it looks like when it is done cooking in the skillet.
Serve with a side of lettuce.
Doesn't it look yummy? And can be cooked and ready for a healthy dinner in less than 30 minutes. Yay!
There is a variety of seasoning you can use with turkey tenderloins. Below are some of my favorites.
- Italian seasoning - dried mix.
- Cajun seasoning - dried mix.
- Sage, Thyme, onion powder, and paprika-dried mix
- BBQ seasoning - dried mix
- Cumin, Ginger, and Coriander - dried mix.