Braised Turkey Shanks

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Braised Turkey Shanks Braised Turkey Shanks

Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 40 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1   Large Tomato, Chopped
3 cup Chicken Stock
1 cup Sliced Okra (Hold Back Some Whole Okra for Garnish)
1 cup Diced Celery
1 cup Diced Sweet Potatoes
2 tablespoon Minced Garlic
2 tablespoon Minced Ginger root
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1   Large Onion, Diced
8 ounce Sliced Smoked Sausage
4   Turkey Drumsticks, Frenched
1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1 1/2 cup Cooked Collard Greens
1 cup Toasted Unsalted Peanuts
Salt & Pepper, To Taste


Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add the turkey drumsticks and saute for 5 minutes. Add the sausage and onions and cook until the onions are translucent. Add the gingerroot, garlic, sweet potatoes, celery, sliced okra, and chicken stock. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Add the chopped tomato, collard greens and cayenne pepper, to taste. Simmer for approximately 15 minutes longer. Add the salt and pepper, to taste. Garnish with whole okra and toasted peanuts.

Recipe Courtesy Paula Deen

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