Grilled Sweet and Sour Turkey Kebabs

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Description

This recipe was shared by Nutmeg Nanny in participation with the #Turkey Lovers campaign with the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network.

Ingredients

For kebabs:
1 pineapple, cleaned and cut into chunks
3 navel oranges, thinly sliced
2 pounds boneless turkey thigh meat, cut into chunks
2 red bell peppers, cored, cut into bite size pieces
2 yellow bell peppers, cored, cut into bite size pieces
1 red onion, quartered
For sauce:
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
1/3 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon corn starch
1 tablespoon cold water

Directions

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For skewers:
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Heat grill to medium high heat.
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Using long skewers skewer on a pineapple chunk, an orange slice folded in half, a turkey chunk, a pepper slice and a piece of red onion. Repeat 1 or 2 times depending on length of kebab sticks. Continue until you run out of meat.
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Add kebabs to your grill and grill for about 15 minutes or until the vegetables are slightly charred and the turkey reaches an internal temperature of 175°F.
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Glaze each kebab with the sweet and sour sauce, flip, glaze the other side and cook for just a few minutes to help make the glaze sticky.
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Serve with a little extra sauce for dipping.
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For glaze:
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Add juices, vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup and soy sauce to a small skillet. Simmer gently over medium heat.
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In a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and cold water.
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Add cornstarch mixture to your skillet mixture and whisk till smooth and thick. Remove from heat and set aside until ready to use.