Char Siu Turkey Breast Salad

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Description

Executive Chef Nando Belmonte

Ingredients

8 Ounces Mandarin orange segments, drained
2 Ounces Fresh ginger, peeled and finely minced
4 Ounces Rose'’s lime juice
1/2 Ounce White sugar
1/4 Teaspoon Kosher salt
3/4 Teaspoon Paprika
3/4 Teaspoon Chili powder
1/2 Teaspoon Garlic powder
3/4 Teaspoon Chinese 5-Spice
1 Cup Pecan pieces
As needed Oil for deep frying
4 Ounces Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Kosher salt
1 Ounce Chinese 5-Spice
1 Ounce Water, cold
1 Pound Turkey breast, boneless
As needed Won ton wrappers
1 Pound Romaine lettuce, chopped

Directions

1
GINGER SPICED MANDARIN ORANGES: Combine orange segments, fresh ginger and lime juice. Cover and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
2
SPICED PECANS: Combine sugar, salt and spices.
3
Deep fry pecans. Drain and immediately toss in sugar mixture while pecans are hot.
4
Spread out into a shallow metal pan to drain and cool.
5
Cover and reserve for service.
6
CHAR SIU TURKEY BREAST:Mix sugar, salt, 5-spice, and water until a paste is formed. Liberally coat turkey breast with the mixture.
7
Smoke in a preheated 250 degree F smoker oven for 2 hours or until the internal temperature registers 165 degrees F.
8
Trim and thinly slice turkey breast. Cover, chill and reserve for service.
9
ASSEMBLY: Slice won ton wrappers and deep dry until crispy. Drain and sprinkle with coarse salt.
10
Per salad order: On a chilled plate or in a chilled salad bowl, place 4 ounces sliced turkey breast atop 4 ounces crisp romaine lettuce.
11
Arrange salads with ginger spiced oranges and spiced pecans. Garnish with wonton crisps.