Poultry

Turkey Kebabs with Basil Dressing

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 25 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins

Ingredients:

  • 500g skinless turkey breast, cut into 5cm cubes
  • 24 large cherry tomatoes
  • 8 spring onions, cut into 5cm lengths

White Wine Marinade::

  • 1 shallot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 200ml dry white wine
  • 5 tbsp Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Basil Dressing::

  • 25g basil leaves
  • 6 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method:

First make the White Wine Marinade. Place the shallot and garlic in a bowl, add the wine, olive oil and lemon juice then season with salt and pepper. Whisk together. Add to the turkey, then cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

For the basil dressing, bring a small pan of water to the boil. Add the basil leaves and immediately drain them. Transfer to a blender or food processor, add the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, lemon juice and seasoning before whizzing to a purée.

Thread the turkey onto 8 soaked wooden skewers with the tomatoes and spring onion pieces. Brush with marinade then cook over a medium hot barbecue for 10 minutes, turning and brushing with the marinade.

Serve with the basil dressing.