Turkey Barbacoa (SFR- School Food Rocks)

Turkey Barbacoa (SFR- School Food Rocks)

4 oz.

Serving Size

School Food Rocks

This recipe was developed and approved by Joe Urban

Food prep areas, equipment, and utensils, to be used in recipe will be washed and sanitized prior to beginning the preparation and cooking.  

Assemble all ingredients, utensils, etc. to be used in recipe within easy reach of prep area so that food safety can be managed more effectively as well as better control of contamination and cross contamination.

Ingredients Show More


50 Portions

100 Portions

Note: Serve the turkey barbacoa in tacos, burritos, or as a filling for sandwiches. You can also serve it with rice, beans, and your favorite toppings like salsa, guacamole, and cilantro.

Turkey, Roast, Thigh, 3/6#, 80/3.58oz, 2M, Butterball, 2265589204

50 Portions 1 roast

100 Portions 2 roast

Onions, raw

50 Portions 1 ½ cup(s)

100 Portions 3 cup(s)

Garlic, raw

50 Portions 1 tbsp.

100 Portions 2 tbsp.

Peppers, Chipotle, Adobo Sauce, Can, 12/12oz, Embasa, 07845

50 Portions 3 tbsp.

100 Portions 6 tbsp.

Spices, Cumin, Ground, 6/16oz, Monarch, 207822

50 Portions 1 ½ tsp.

100 Portions 3 tsp.

Spices, paprika

50 Portions < ⅛ tsp.

100 Portions < 2/8 tsp.

Lime juice, raw

50 Portions 2 lime

100 Portions 4 lime

Spices, pepper, black

50 Portions 1 tbsp., 1 ½ tsp. ground

100 Portions 2 tbsp., 3 tsp. ground

Directions Show More

  1. Thaw Turkey Thigh Roast under refrigeration 2 days in advance.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Remove turkey thigh roast from packaging, reserve 1.5 cups of turkey broth per turkey thigh roast.
  4. Cut the turkey thigh roast into 2” X 2” pieces and add it to a hotel pan.
  5. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the pan.
  6. In a blender, combine the chipotle peppers, cumin, oregano, smoked paprika, pepper, turkey broth, and lime juice to create a Barbacoa marinade. Blend well to combine all the ingredients.
  7. Pour the marinade over the turkey and onion mixture. Stir to evenly coat the turkey.
  8. Cover pan with foil and bake for 25-35 minutes.
  9. Pull from oven and shred turkey barbacoa, mix well to incorporate the turkey and barbacoa sauce.

CCP: Wash hands thoroughly before handling food, after handling contaminated food or objects, and before switching to another step where there is an opportunity for contamination. This applies as well to before and after glove use. Use clean pair of gloves when handling product. Replace gloves after handling any other object.

Nutrients per Serving Show More

Calories 168.743

Saturated Fat 2.159 gm

Total Fat 8.686 gm

Cholesterol 58.994 mg

Calcium 26.912* mg

Total Dietary Fiber 0.397 gm

Iron 1.257* mg

Sodium 491.770 mg

Potassium 28.130* mg

Sugars 3.765 gm

Carbohydrate 6.114 gm

Vitamin A 72.217* iu

Vitamin C 1.872* mg

Protein 17.366 gm


Meat/Meat Alt 2 oz

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