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Turkey mince stir fry with basil

Turkey mince is economical and low fat. Try it in this quick and easy stir-fry.

Each serving provides 320kcal, 34g protein, 4g carbohydrate (of which 3.5g sugars), 18g fat (of which 3g saturates), 1g fibre and 1.9g salt.

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Ingredients

  • 55g/2oz fresh holy basil leaves, or ordinary basil (weight after removing stems)
  • vegetable oil for shallow-frying, plus 4 tbsp for stir frying
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 75g/3oz shallots or onions, peeled and finely sliced
  • 2 fresh hot green cayenne chillies, or to taste, sliced
  • 2 fresh hot red cayenne chillies, or to taste, sliced
  • 2.5cm/1in cube fresh root ginger, finely grated
  • 450g/1lb turkey mince (from boned, skinned breast and/or legs)
  • 5 tsp fish sauce or 1 tsp salt, to taste
  • 1½ tsp palm sugar or dark brown sugar