Grilled Turkey and Pear Kebabs
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Do you have two pears? No, not as in playing cards, but for the main ingredient to share the skewers with the turkey breast!
What You'll Need
- 4 (12-inch) wooden or metal skewers
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1/3 cup light rum
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 medium-sized red bell peppers, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
- 2 fresh pears, cored and cut into 8 wedges each
- 1 pound boneless, skinless turkey breast cutlets, cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
What to Do
- If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 15 to 20 minutes. Preheat the broiler.
- In a small bowl, combine apple juice, rum, honey and cinnamon; mix until thoroughly combined. Place 3/4 cup of the mixture in a small saucepan and reserve the remaining mixture for basting the kebabs.
- On each skewer, thread alternating pieces of pepper, pear, and turkey, starting and ending with a piece of pepper.
- Broil kebabs 20 to 25 minutes, or until no pink remains in turkey, basting every 5 minutes with the reserved honey mixture.
- Meanwhile, dissolve cornstarch in the 3/4 cup honey mixture and heat over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, or until thick and glossy. Remove from heat. Drizzle heated honey sauce over kebabs.