Turkey and Pepper Stew

This Turkey and pepper stew is prepared with a drumstick, sweet peppers, garlic, onions and fragrant spices. It is slow cooked to perfectly blend the aromas of the ingredients into a tasty and 

hearty dish. It is actually very little work and the seemingly long wait is worth it. 


Preparation time: 15 minutes 
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Cooking time: at least 120 minutes
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Resting time: 0 minutes
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Total time needed: at least 2 H 15 minutes
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Grade of Difficulty: standard


Ingredients
for
Turkey and Pepper Stew

Turkey and Sweet pepper stew in a pot
  • 3 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Turkey drumstick 650 gram / 23 oz
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into mouth sized pieces
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into mouth sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into mouth sized pieces
  • 1 orange sweet pepper, cut into mouth sized pieces
  • 1 tomato, quartered
  • 1 large onion, chopped finely
  • 4 large cloves of garlic, chopped finely
  • 10 baby potatoes, washed and halved
  • 1.5 chicken stock cubes
  • 2 cups of hot water
  • 1 small piece of mace (optional - use a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg instead)
  • 1/2 tsp. of cumin powder
  • 2 tbs. of apricot jam
  • 1 tsp. molasses
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. of fresh red Serrano chili, chopped finely, (optional - use jalapeno instead)
  • 5 dried curry leaves 

Directions

  • Rub turkey drumstick with salt and pepper and put aside
  • Switch on stove to medium / hot and place a big pot or large frying pan on the plate
  • Add oil and once it is hot place turkey in the pan
  • Fry it for a few minutes on all sides till it the skin has turned brown
  • Add the chopped onion and fry for a few more minutes, stirring it frequently
  • Once the onions are starting to change color, add garlic, bay leaf, curry leaves, cinnamon, cumin, chili and mace, stir and let it fry for 1 minute
  • Add the chicken stock, hot water, apricot jam, salt, pepper and molasses, stir briefly, cover with a tight fitting lid, lower heat and let the stew gently simmer for 30 minutes
  • Than add half of the chopped peppers, turn the drumstick on the other side, stir briefly, cover and simmer for another 30 minutes
  • After half an hour is up, turn drumstick again, add baby potatoes, stir briefly, cover again and simmer again for 30 minutes
  • Next turn the turkey for a last time, add the remaining pepper pieces, stir briefly, cover again and simmer for a final half an hour
  • Once the time is up the turkey should be well done and all the other ingredients be cooked. If you like your stew with a thicker consistency remove the turkey drumstick and mash the potatoes with a potato masher. 
  • If needed add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve hot together with a fresh salad.

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