1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless turkey thighs
2 green onions, minced
2 tablespoons tamari
2 tablespoons sherry
1 tablespoon cane sugar
1 teaspoon five spice powder
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch or arrowroot powder
2 tablespoons cold water
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
1 tablespoon thin diagonally sliced green onions
hot cooked rice
- Trim thighs of excess fat. Tuck ends under to make a bundle. Place in a slow cooker. Combine minced onions, tamari, sherry, sugar, five spice powder, sesame oil and pepper. Mix well. Pour over turkey thighs. Cover and cook on low about 6 hours or until turkey is tender. Remove turkey from slow cooker and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth and stir into cooking juices in slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on high 15 to 20 minutes or until slightly thickened. Slice turkey. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and sliced onions. Serve with rice and sauce.
Five-spice powder is a mixture of five spices that encompasses all five flavors of sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. It is popular in Chinese cuisine.