Diabetic-Friendly Dinners - Sticky Turkey, Vegetable & Noodles

Sticky Turkey, Vegetables & Noodles

By The Weekly  

March 7, 2018

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A wholesome stir-fry dish which replaces pork with lean turkey and features soba instead of yellow noodles – perfect for a healthy family dinner and suitable for diabetics.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


250 g turkey breast steaks

1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

1 tbsp salt-reduced soy sauce

1 tbsp honey

1 tsp five-spice powder

½ tsp ground ginger

150 g packet soba noodles

250 g baby yellow squash, quartered

1 bunch bak choy (bai cai), quartered

1 bunch gai lan, trimmed, sliced

50 g sugar snap peas, trimmed

1 long red chilli, diced

Shredded green onion, sesame seeds, to serve


1In a bowl, combine turkey with half sweet chilli sauce and soy. Add honey, five-spice powder and ginger. Toss well to coat.

2Meanwhile, prepare noodles following packet instructions.

3Heat a wok or large frying pan on high. Spray with oil. Stir-fry turkey in two batches, 4 to 5 mins each, until cooked through and golden. Remove from wok. Wipe out wok.

4Heat same wok on high. Spray with oil. Stir-fry squash, bak choy, gai lan, sugar snaps and chilli with remaining sauces and a splash of water, 1 to 2 mins.

5Return turkey to wok with noodles. Stir-fry 1 to 2 mins. Serve sprinkled with onion and sesame seeds.

TIP: If turkey breast is unavailable, swap it for chicken.

Recipe & Photo: Rob Shaw/BauerSyndication.com.au