Ok I definitely understand that, outside of Thanksgiving, turkey has a pretty bad rap. I suppose it’s arguably not that great during the holidays either. Unless its drenched in gravy, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce turkey seems to be more for show than for it’s taste. But trust me, this Paleo Jerk Turkey Leg recipe is nothing like the dried out bird you get every November. I promise, you’ll want to try this recipe.
If you think about it, the whole concept of a Thanksgiving turkey is really setting you up to struggle. It’s a flavorless bird that gets cooked at the same time as a million other things, while you have maintain a consistent internal temp throughout the entire 15+ pound bird whose parts cook at different speeds. Phew. No wonder people grimace when talking about turkey! So what if we remove the best part of the bird? And what if we marinate in spicy, sweet Jamaican spices? Then we serve it with a tart coleslaw and sweetly sweet potato puree? AND what if I told you that it was full of flavor BUT also really healthy for you?! Have I sold you on this turkey recipe yet??
What if you picture yourself eating it on a remote beach with an umbrella drink in hand?
Trust me, even sans umbrella drink, this Paleo Jerk Turkey Leg dish will convert you to a turkey lover in a heartbeat.
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