Chances are you’ve been slaving away in the kitchen and are lumbered with mounds of leftover Christmas turkey. If you’ve had one too many cold turkey sandwiches in your time why not try out this super-easy recipe to add some heat into your cold winter?


  • 1tbs vegetable oil
  • leftover turkey meat, flaked
  • 2.5cm ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 onion, chopped
  • 2-4 tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 1 tin of coconut milk
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 3-4tsp Thai fish sauce
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 green chilli, de-seeded and chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs coriander, roughly chopped


  • Fry the ginger and onions in a saucepan until golden brown
  • Add the Thai curry paste and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Stir in the coconut milk, sugar, fish sauce, lime leaves and chilli and simmer for 5 minutes to infuse. Season
  • Add the leftover turkey and heat through
  • Serve sprinkled with the sliced red chilli and coriander.


Recipe by The Avenue Cookery School