Simple soy sauce and onions add Asian flair to your turkey.


  • 3/4 cup plain barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions, white and green parts
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh gingerroot, peeled and minced
  • 2 pounds turkey thighs, skinned and excess fat removed


In 2-cup measure combine barbecue sauce, onions, soy sauce, sesame seeds, garlic and ginger. Remove 1/3 cup, cover and refrigerate.

Pierce holes in thighs using tines of fork.

In self-closing plastic bag combine thighs and remaining marinade. Seal bag and refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally to marinate evenly.

Prepare grill for indirect heat cooking. Cook thighs over medium heat 25-30 minutes per side until food thermometer, inserted in thickest portion of thigh, registers 180 degrees F. During last 10 minutes of cooking, brush with reserved marinade.

Serve hot with favorite rice dish and a vegetable, if desired.

Recipe reprinted by permission of National Turkey Federation. All rights reserved.

RecID 9755

nutrition information per serving

231 calories; 8g total fat; 97mg cholesterol; 937mg sodium; 9g carbohydrates

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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