Replacing Turkey with Chicken in Recipes

Many recipes for chicken work just as well with holiday turkey leftovers. I used a chicken curry recipe for dinner and substituted turkey. The flavor is better if the pieces of turkey are stir fried just enough to brown them.

By Lynn

November 26, 20050 found this helpful

I also do this all of the time and actually prefer the flavor of turkey - much tastier. When turkeys are on sale, I will stock up on 8-10, keep in the freezer, and cook as needed. I often poach a whole turkey in my stockpot for the meat, and a great bonus is the stock for soup.

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June 14, 20060 found this helpful

what about in recipes that call for chicken boneless breast? Does turkey work also?

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November 20, 20060 found this helpful

I use ground turkey when I make chili and sloppy joes and things like stuffed shells etc.... I find it makes the dishes lighter and in most cases you can't even tell the difference.

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November 21, 20060 found this helpful

Yes, I agree that turkey and chicken can be interchangeable. I do it myself. I make this one recipe using leftover turkey that is so good. I don't recall if I've posted before I should post it soon as people will want to know what to do with all that leftover turkey besides eating sandwiches for days!

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

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November 25, 20080 found this helpful

I've done this for years. My husband doesn't like turkey, while I do. But I don't prepare it just for me, so instead, I'll substitute chicken.

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