Herb-roasted turkey tenderloin with mango, lime and ginger dressing and roasted sweet potatoes

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
2 turkey tenderloins (about 450 g each)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tsps ground cumin
Olive oil
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (5 cm pieces)
2 ripe mangoes, peeled and flesh sliced from seed
115 g fresh mint leaves
60 ml fresh lime juice
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp minced fresh ginger
60 g plain yogurt

1) Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.

2) Season turkey tenderloins all over with salt, black pepper and cumin.

3) In a large skillet over medium high heat, add about 2-3 tbsps olive oil. Once heated, add the turkey tenderloins and saute on 1 side. Add the potatoes to the pan, flip the turkey, when ready and place the pan into the preheated oven. Roast turkey and potatoes for about 15 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 80 to 85 degrees C. Let turkey stand 10 minutes before slicing crosswise into 1 cm thick slices.

4) Meanwhile, in a blender combine mangoes, mint, lime juice, mustard, and ginger. Puree until blended. Add yogurt and puree until smooth. Serve 1/2 of the turkey with all of the sauce spooned over top and all of the sweet potatoes.

5) Reserve remaining turkey for Thai turkey and rice.

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