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Fun Festive Firecrackers

Fun Festive FirecrackersA mixture of cooked ground turkey, Chinese cabbage and water chestnuts is rolled in phyllo pastry with the ends twisted to look like firecrackers and baked until golden. The 'firecrackers' are served with Asian sweet chili sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Mix wine with cornstarch and add to mixture. Cook for another minute.
  3. 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 golden.
  4. Serve with sweet chili sauce.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): 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 with permission.