Garlicky Asian Turkey Skewers

This tasty turkey skewer recipe boasts bold spicy flavor and a tangy dipping sauce!

Serves: 4Prep: 20 minutesCook: 3 hours 10 minutesTotal: 3 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil plus 1 tsp., divided
  • 2 tablespoons Pure Peanut Oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons gingerroot, grated & peeled
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds plus 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound turkey breast cutlets, sliced into thin strips
  • 8 green onions, sliced into 2” lengths
  • 1⁄4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice powder


  • In a large resealable plastic food-storage bag, combine 2 tablespoons sesame oil, peanut oils, sugar, gingerroot, sesame seeds and garlic. Add turkey; seal bag. Turn bag to coat. Refrigerate 3 hours to marinate.
  • Meanwhile, to make sauce, in a bowl whisk together hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, water, rice vinegar, toasted sesame seeds, chili-garlic sauce and Chinese 5-spice powder.
  • Coat grill grate with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • Remove turkey from marinade; discard marinade. Alternately thread turkey strips and green onion lengths onto 8 12” skewers. Place on grill and cover. Grill, turning once, 6-8 minutes until turkey is cooked through. Serve with dipping sauce alongside cooked soba or ramen noodles.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers.