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Jerky Turkey with Island Rice

Jerky Turkey with Island Rice

Jerky Turkey with Island Rice

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 6 servings

Turkey and Caribbean? You bet! Delicious turkey meatballs on colorful bed of Island Rice!

Ingredients

Meatballs

Island Rice

  • 1 c. fresh carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 c. long grain rice
  • 1 13 c. water
  • 1 tsp. Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1 c. frozen peas
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  3. Shape into 24 (1-1/2 inch) meatballs.
  4. Place in a covered pan and bake 20 minutes.
  5. Bring coconut milk and water to a boil in a 3-quart saucepan.
  6. Stir in rice, jerk seasoning, and turmeric.
  7. Return to a boil and add carrots.
  8. Simmer 20 minutes.
  9. Add peas and black beans.
  10. Simmer an additional 5 minutes.
  11. Fluff with fork.
  12. To serve, place meatballs on a bed of Island Rice.
  13. If desired, garnish with cilantro.