A mixture of cooked ground turkey, Chinese
cabbage and water chestnuts is rolled in phyllo pastry with the
ends twisted to look like firecrackers and then baked until golden.
The 'firecrackers' are served with fiery sweet chili sauce.
Fun Festive Firecrackers
- 1/2 pound Shady Brook Farms Ground
Turkey, 7% Fat
2 cup Chinese napa cabbage, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon ginger root, peeled and grated
1 tablespoon chili paste
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon white wine
1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced
1/2 cup green onion
14 sheet phyllo dough
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 jar Asian sweet chili sauce for accompaniment
- Cook ground turkey for 5 minutes, or until
no longer pink. Add cabbage, ginger, chili paste. Cook for 3
minutes. Add water chestnuts and green onion.
- Mix wine with cornstarch and add to mixture.
Cook for another minute.
- Cut phyllo sheet in half and cover with
a damp towel so they don't dry out. Take a half sheet of phylo
and brush it with a little oil. Place the other sheet on top
of the first one and place 2 tablespoons filling near one end.
Roll up and twist the ends so it looks like a firecracker. Brush
with oil and bake a 375°F (190°C) for 20 minutes or until
- Serve with sweet chili sauce.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition Facts: Serving size: 3.1-ounce/87.4g,
Calories per serving: 113, Calories from fat 15, Total fat: 2
g, Saturated fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 12 mg, Sodium: 447 mg, Carbohydrate:
17 g, Fiber Carbs: 1 g, Sugar Carbs: 3 g,
Protein: 7 g.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy
of Shady Brook Farms, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used