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Honey Whiskey BBQ Turkey Bites

Ingredient Wild

Jeremiah Doughty | From Field to Plate

You can eat these honey whiskey BBQ wild turkey bites on rice, in a tortilla, over mashed potatoes or by themselves as an appetizer. The sauce and turkey will speak for itself and the journey to the plate is half the fun.  


  • 1 Turkey breast but into 1-inch pieces 
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch 
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper 
  • 1 tsp onion powder 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 


  • 3 cloves garlic, minces and smashed 
  • ½ cup apple juice 
  • ½ cup whiskey or bourbon 
  • 2/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 
  • 1/3 cup ketchup 
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 
  • 1 cup brown sugar 
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp onion powder 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper 
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes 

Honey Whiskey BBQ wild turkey bites

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1. In mixing bowl mix together cornstarch, salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Add turkey bites and coat, set aside and let them get sticky, tacky. 
2. Over medium/high heat add oil to hot skillet, add turkey bites to oil, careful not to crowd. Cook until crispy on all sides and internal temp ready 150º-155º. 
3. Remove from oil and set aside.
4. In a clean skillet add whiskey/bourbon and bring to a slight boil, light with flame and allow the alcohol to burn off, leaving behind a reduced amazing liquid. 
5. To the skillet add your apple juice, mixing with whiskey. 
6. Add remaining ingredients minus the brown sugar.  Whisk and bring to a boil, reduce heat and keep whisking 1-2 minutes. 
7. Add brown sugar and cook 2-4 minutes until all sugar has melted. This will help sweeten and thicken your sauce. Once the sauce coats the back of your spoon its ready, remove from heat. 
8. Toss your bites into the sauce, and coat evenly.

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