Turkey tonnato

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time40 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
910g turkey breast, skinless and boneless
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp dried thyme
1 tbsp dried basil
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
250ml chicken stock
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the tuna sauce

170g canned white meat tuna, packed in olive oil; do not drain
1 tsp anchovy paste or 1 anchovy fillet, drained
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp capers
75ml mayonnaise
Chopped parsley leaves, for garnish
Preheat oven 190°C/gas mark 5.

1) Season the turkey with salt, pepper and herbs. Coat with olive oil, place in a baking tray and pour the chicken broth around the turkey. Place in the oven and bake for 30 to 40 minutes.

2) Remove from oven and let cool in the baking pan for 10 minutes. Slice into 1cm slices, on an angle. Allow to sit in baking pan with juices as you make sauce.

3) In the bowl of a food processor add the tuna, anchovy, lemon juice and capers. Puree until creamy, about 1 minute. Pour the tuna mixture into a bowl and stir in the mayonnaise.

4) Place the slices of turkey on a platter and pour the tuna sauce on top. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Other recipes with chicken

Other recipes with turkey

Shows on discovery+ Discovery+

Stream on discovery+ Discovery+