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Chilled Turkey With Creamy Tuna Sauce

Ingredients
  Boneless turkey breast 1 1⁄2 Pound, skinned and cut into 3/4-by-1-inch chunks
  Virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Safflower oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Unsalted turkey stock/Unsalted chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed
For tuna sauce
  Canned white tuna in water 3 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Safflower oil 2 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 5 Tablespoon
  Fresh lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Capers 1 Teaspoon, rinsed and patted dry
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large heavy-bottomed skillet,
2. Heat olive and safflower oil over medium heat.
3. Add turkey to the hot oil and sauté for 6 minutes until evenly browned on all sides.
4. Season the turkey with salt.
5. Pour in the stock, reduce the heat and simmer until the meat is white and firm.
6. Using a slotted spoon, strain out the chicken to a bowl and keep aside.
7. Continue simmering the stock until reduced to ¼ cup. Cool slightly to use to make the sauce.
8. In a food processor or a blender,
9. Combine the tuna with the reduced stock and puree to a smooth consistency,
10. With a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides and process and while gently pouring in the oil in a drizzle and blending till incorporated.
11. Put in the buttermilk, lime juice and add the capers. Pulse for 1 minute until smooth.
12. Transfer the sauce to a sauce boat and refrigerate till chilled.

SERVING
13. On an individual dinner plate, make a pool of the sauce using a large spoon.
14. Divide the turkey into equal portions and place on the sauce.
15. Spoon a bit of the sauce over the meat and garnish with sage or finely chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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