In this blog and video, I’ve got another delicious and super easy wild game turkey recipe for you, Bacon Wrapped Honey Jalapeno Wild Turkey Strips! Now of course, you don’t specifically have to use wild turkey, as domestic, store-bought turkey will work just fine too, but if you’re a turkey hunter looking for a fast and easy way to cook up some of your bird, then you’ll definitely have to give this recipe a try.
Bacon-Wrapped Honey Jalapeno Wild Turkey Strips
Serving size – 4 to 6
- One Wild Turkey Breast Fillet
- One Package Bacon
- Uncle Pookie BBQ Honey Jalapeno Luv Rub
Go turkey hunting! Or, get one from the store.
Cut turkey breast fillet into 1-inch x 3 to 4-inch strips. You can make them longer if you’d like, but try to keep the thickness around one inch so they cook evenly and thoroughly.
Coat turkey stips heavily with Uncle Pookie BBQ Honey Jalapeno Luv Rub. Click here to order some. A friend of mine introduced me to this product recently and it’s fantastic! It’s not super hot or spicey either as the jalapeno flavor is fairly mild.
After your turkey strips are rubbed down heavily with the seasoning, cut your package of bacon in half, use one-half strip of bacon to wrap around each strip, and keep it in place with a piece of a toothpick on each end. Just be sure to let your guests know about the toothpicks so they don’t bite into one. Wild meat of any kind is very low in fat and tends to dry out when cooking, so I like to think of the bacon as a heat shield for the turkey strips to help keep the moisture in, but of course, the bacon also adds a wonderful flavor! Yes indeed, everything tastes great when wrapped in bacon!
After your turkey strips are all assembled and ready to cook, you can bake them in the oven at 355 degrees or grill them over medium to low heat. As far as cooking time, when the bacon is brown and fairly crispy, your turkey strips will be done. Typically 15 – 20 minutes should be fine. But keep an eye on them so you don’t over or undercook them.
And that’s it! Serve them nice and hot either as is or with your favorite dipping sauce and you’ve got a fantastic meal that the whole family will enjoy.
Check out the video below to see more…