About the turkey and its meat
We can enjoy turkey meat in various heat treatments, be it boiling, baking, grilling, smoking or frying.
We can buy a whole turkey or use only some of its parts:
- Upper thigh
It is ideal for cooking, baking and smoking.
- Lower thigh
It is excellent, for example, for steaks or baking.
You can enjoy the breast on minutes, rolls or make a ground semi-finished product out of it.
Suitable for grilling or baking.
They are excellent baked.
An excellent broth can be made from the necks.
The fattiest part of the meat that is suitable for roasting
That is, the viscera, i.e. the liver and stomach. We can use the liver for example for an excellent liver dish, we can incorporate the stomachs into the broth or prepare them in stewed form.
Turkey meat for health
Turkey meat is rich in protein and low in fat. It is suitable for everyone who struggles not only with excess weight, but also with elevated cholesterol, chronic inflammation of the pancreas or heart disease.
It even contains the amino acid tryptophan, which has a very good effect on mental well-being.
We must also mention its richness in B group vitamins and minerals. Of these, iron, selenium, zinc and calcium are represented.
Great recipes for its preparation
Looking for a quick lunch tip? For example, be inspired by our 3-way turkey medallions .
For the more daring, we have tips for turkey rolls . Which one would you choose?
And for those who don't skimp, we have recipes for a festive turkey . You can also find a whole roasted turkey here.