Soy-Braised Turkey with Turkey Rice Recipe

Soy-Braised Turkey with Turkey Rice Recipe

How To Make Soy-Braised Turkey with Turkey Rice

The combination of soy sauce and sugar gives this braised turkey a deep and rich flavor that goes perfectly with the steamed jasmine rice.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 1shallot,medium
  • 1shallot,small
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • ½tspsugar
  • salt
  • light soy sauce,or low-sodium
  • 2cupswater
  • 2tbsplight brown sugar
  • 2garlic cloves
  • 2tbspginger,fresh, coarsely chopped
  • 3cupsdark turkey meat,shredded
  • cupsturkey stock,or chicken stock
  • cupsjasmine rice,uncooked
  • ¼cupturkey fat,rendered


  1. In a small bowl, combine the sliced shallot, red wine vinegar, sugar, and salt. Let stand for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until the shallot is softened.

  2. In a saucepan, mix the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, quartered shallot, garlic, and ginger; bring to a boil. Add the dark turkey meat and cook over low heat for about 1 hour, stirring, until the liquid is reduced by half.

  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine the turkey stock with the rice, turkey fat, and a pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes until the rice is tender and the stock is absorbed.

  4. Cover the saucepan with a kitchen towel, then cover with the lid and let the rice steam for 20 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork.

  5. Spoon the soy-braised turkey into bowls, add the turkey rice, and garnish with the pickled shallot rings.

  6. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 390.67kcal
  • Fat: 11.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.92g
  • Fiber: 1.29g
  • Sugar: 6.56g
  • Protein: 22.26g
  • Cholesterol: 58.61mg
  • Sodium: 772.87mg
  • Calcium: 38.43mg
  • Potassium: 405.91mg
  • Iron: 3.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 7.30µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.20mg
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