Three Unexpected Ways to Use Your Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey


Using leftover Thanksgiving turkey is easy—you’ll crave leftovers with the help of these three Asian-influenced recipes.

Our few leftover turkey tips:

  • Use your leftovers within 3-5 days for best flavor.
  • Use the same amount of meat (fresh or leftover) that is specified in the recipe.
  • Think of turkey as a leaner alternative to duck or as a substitute for chicken.  Turkey is a very versatile protein that doesn’t have a lot of overpowering flavor characteristics…feel free to be creative and have fun with it!

1) Thai Turkey Soup:

View the CIA’s thai turkey soup recipe.

2) Turkey Yellow Curry:

View the CIA’s yellow curry sauce with turkey recipe.

3) Turkey Bánh mì:

View the CIA’s turkey banh mi recipe.