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Turkey curry

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Perfect for your Christmas turkey leftovers- a tasty and simple turkey curry



  • 800 g or whatever you have left! cooked turkey
  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 2 large onions (finely chopped)
  • 3 peppers (red, green and yellow)
  • large handful fresh spinach (roughly chopped)
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • large handful chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp fenugreek
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder


  1. Mix all of the spices together in a ramekin and set aside
  2. Fry the onions in low calorie cooking spray until translucent (about 7 minutes), and stir in the spices. Stir fry for 1-2 minutes to lightly toast the spices.
  3. Add the chopped peppers and spinach and stir well.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree and chicken stock and bring to a simmer
  5. Add the turkey, put onto a low heat and simmer for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. Just before you serve, stir through the lime juice.
  6. Serve with basmati rice, and sprinkle generously with coriander


If you haven’t got much turkey left, just add more vegetables, or even some chopped potatoes

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes