East Meets West Sweet & Sour Stir-Fry

Yield: 50 Servings (3/4 Cup Turkey Mixture + 1/2 Cup Rice)

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 lbs. Uncooked rice
  • 10 lbs. Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Slices, liquid reserved
  • 1 qt. Cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. Powdered ginger (optional)
  • 2/3 cup Vegetable oil
  • 8 lbs. Chicken or turkey breasts, cut into 1/8" strips
  • 4 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 4 tsp. Salt
  • 2 tsp. Pepper
  • 3 qt. Cut green beans, canned, drained
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 6 Tbsp. Water
  • 50 Tortillas or lettuce leaves
  • METHOD

    Cook rice as package directs. Keep warm. Drain pears, reserve liquid. In saucepan, mix reserved liquid, vinegar, tomato paste, soy sauce, brown sugar and ginger. Simmer until mixture has thickened slightly; reserve. Heat oil until hot. Add turkey, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium, cook mixture thoroughly, stirring frequently. Stir in beans, pears and reserved sauce. Simmer just until heated through. Mix cornstarch and water together. Add to pan and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat. (Note: 6 cups of prepared sweet and sour sauce may be used instead of reserved sauce and cornstarch mixture). Portion 3/4 cup turkey-pear mixture over 1/2 cup cooked rice. Serve with 1 tortilla or 1 lettuce leaf for each serving as a wrap.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving with 8" Tortilla)
    Calories: 438
    Calories from Fat: 66
    Fat: 7g
    Saturated Fat: 1g
    Cholesterol: 42g
    Sodium: 821mg
    Carbohydrate: 69g
    Dietary Fiber: 3g
    Sugar: 18g
    Protein: 24g
    Vitamin A: 6% DV
    Vitamin C: 4% DV
    Calcium: 13% DV
    Potassium: 10% DV
    Iron: 20% DV

    NUTRITION (Per Serving with Lettuce Leaf)
    Calories: 294
    Calories from Fat: 38
    Fat: 4g
    Saturated Fat: 1g
    Cholesterol: 42g
    Sodium: 574mg
    Carbohydrate: 44g
    Dietary Fiber: 3g
    Sugar: 18g
    Protein: 20g
    Vitamin A: 8% DV
    Vitamin C: 5% DV
    Calcium: 4% DV
    Potassium: 10% DV
    Iron: 15% DV