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Menu Plan for Summer II: Week 7, Monday

Orange Glazed Turkey Cutlets
Basmati Rice Pilaf
Green Beans with Mushrooms

Cooking time: 30 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     Substitute Chicken Breasts or a turkey tenderloin if you can't get cutlets.  Either will have to be cooked longer. A turkey tenderloin could be sliced into cutlets.....

Teriyaki Orange Turkey Cutlets

Total time: 25 minutes
    This is a slightly hot, slightly sweet marinade that goes well with the mild taste of turkey.

Teriyaki Orange Turkey Cutlets Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Rice Pilaf, Oriental

Total time: 25 minutes   or whatever your package says
    It's a simple thing: first sauté the shallot and garlic, then sauté the rice; but it mellows the garlic and shallot and imbues the rice with their scents, more than just cooking together would ever do.

Rice Pilaf, Oriental Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Note: You can toast regular sesame seeds in a small, dry, skillet over medium heat for 5 - 7 minutes, until light brown.

Green Beans with Mushrooms

Total time: 25 minutes
    Sautéed mushrooms and onions top these green beans, that are lightly flavored with soy sauce.  

Green Beans with Mushrooms Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
small bowl, whisk, dish for marinating, 2 small
saucepans, small skillet (used 2 X), lid, barbecue
grill

Make marinade for turkey, spoon on, set aside
Chop all onion
Mince all garlic
Top and tail beans, cut
Sauté onion, garlic for rice
Light / turn on barbecue grill

Toast sesame seeds
Cook beans
Add rice to onion, sauté
Add stock to rice, cover and cook
Sauté onions for beans
Add mushrooms, garlic to onions
Check beans
Cook turkey
      Pause while everything cooks
Finish rice
Drain beans, add to mushrooms with soy sauce
Remove turkey, serve all