These turkey breasts get marinated in Southwestern flavors and then grilled hot and fast. Remember that when using a marinade as a baste you have to stop basting a few minutes before you remove the turkey from the grill.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
- 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless turkey breast
- 2 cups diced plum tomatoes
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh jalapeno pepper
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
With a meat mallet, flatten turkey breast to about 1/2 inch thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and place in a shallow baking dish. Combine lime juice and olive oil and pour over turkey, coating evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours, turning occasionally. Combine tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper and vinegar. Cover and chill. Preheat grill. Place turkey on grill for about 5-7 minutes per side, brushing occasionally with remaining marinade. Remove when done and cut into thin slices. Serve with salsa.