These little bites of turkey taco goodness feature a delicious harmony of sweet, spicy and zesty flavors. A dollop of honey lime sour cream completes the multifaceted taste adventure. Serve as an appetizer or happy hour special, or add watermelon salsa for a filling lunch or dinner.
2. Fill each with ⅓ cup of Turkey Carnitas, 2 tablespoons of pickled onions and 1 tablespoon of jalapeños. Top each with ½ ounce of queso fresco and 1 ¾ tablespoons of cilantro leaves and drizzle with about 1 tablespoon of Honey Lime Sour Cream.
3. Serve in a warm cast-iron skillet with the Spicy Watermelon Salsa and lime wedges for garnish.
TO PREPARE THE TURKEY CARNITAS:
1. Heat the oil in a heavy-duty pot, and then add the ground turkey and cook until it’s lightly browned.
2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend well. Bring to a boil; simmer for 5 minutes.
3. Place the turkey in a 4-inch aluminum half-size pan and cover with a lid.
4. Heat in a preheated 350°F oven for approximately 45 minutes (until the turkey reaches 165°F).
TO PREPARE THE HONEY LIME SOUR CREAM:
1. Combine all the ingredients and blend well.
2. Place in a storage container; cover, label and date. Refrigerate.
TO PREPARE THE SPICY WATERMELON SALSA:
1. Whisk the lime juice, honey, soy sauce and seasonings in a large bowl.
2. Add the watermelon and all remaining ingredients; toss gently. Adjust the seasoning.