This sheet pan Thai turkey recipe can be made in the time it takes to boil a pot of rice and tastes just like take-out. This sheet pan meal is sure to be a family diner hit!
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This sheet pan Thai peanut turkey recipe is a hit in my house – even my picky eaters think it takes like take-out from our favourite (and expensive) Thai restaurant.
I like to prep in the morning before the day gets going and let the chicken marinade all day. Come dinner time the turkey can be cooked in the time it takes to make a fresh pot of steaming hot rice.
It’s a quick meal that my whole family enjoys, and this recipe makes enough for left overs the next day too!
Sheet Pan Thai Turkey
Serves 8 | Prep Time: 24 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins
3 Tbsp Light brown sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
2 Tbsp Vegetable oil, divided
1 Tbsp Soy sauce
1 Tbsp Sriracha
1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 Boneless skinless turkey breast, diced into 1 inch cubes
1 Large red bell pepper, diced into 1-inch cubes
1 Small red onion, diced into 1-inch cubes
Salt & Pepper
1 large, not-quite-ripe, mango, diced into 1-inch cubes
Chopped fresh cilantro
Chopped fresh basil
In a medium bowl, whisk together brown sugar, ginger, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, soy sauce, sriracha, peanut butter, lime zest and juice.
Add turkey and toss to coast then let marinade for 15 mins, or refrigerate up to 8 hrs.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray a rimmed 18 by 13-inch sheet pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Place red pepper and red onion on the sheet pan and toss with 1 tbsp vegetable oil and salt & pepper to taste.
Remove the turkey from the marinade and place on the sheet pan, spacing evenly.
Cook in preheated oven for 10 minutes, remove and sprinkle in mango chunks.
Return to oven and continue to cook until turkey is cooked through, about 7 – 10 minutes longer.
Serve warm with rice and toppings.
Sheet Pan Thai Turkey
- 3 Tbsp Light brown sugar
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil, divided
- 1 Tbsp Soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp Sriracha
- 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter
- 1 lime, zested and juiced
- 1 Boneless skinless turkey breast, diced into 1 inch cubes
- 1 Large red bell pepper, diced into 1-inch cubes
- 1 Small red onion, diced into 1-inch cubes
- Salt & Pepper
- 1 large, not-quite-ripe, mango, diced into 1-inch cubes
- Chopped peanuts
- Chopped fresh cilantro
- Chopped fresh basil
- Lime wedges
- In a medium bowl, whisk together brown sugar, ginger, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, soy sauce, sriracha, peanut butter, lime zest and juice.
- Add turkey and toss to coast then let marinade for 15 mins, or refrigerate up to 8 hrs.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Spray a rimmed 18 by 13-inch sheet pan with non-stick cooking spray.
- Place red pepper and red onion on the sheet pan and toss with 1 tbsp vegetable oil and salt & pepper to taste.
- Remove the turkey from the marinade and place on the sheet pan, spacing evenly.
- Cook in preheated oven for 10 minutes, remove and sprinkle in mango chunks.
- Return to oven and continue to cook until turkey is cooked through, about 7 - 10 minutes longer.
- Serve warm with rice and toppings.
Serving Size:1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!