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Although I’ve full confidence in your capability to serve a moist and flavorful turkey this Thanksgiving, errors do occur, and parts of that thermodynamic nightmare fowl is perhaps slightly on the dry facet. If you end up with a little bit of robust, desiccated meat, don’t despair; you’ll be able to rework it right into a tasty, fancy unfold.

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As (unhealthy) luck would have it, I overcooked a turkey thigh simply final night time whereas engaged on a recipe and was, at first, infuriated.

This sucks.

It was so unhealthy that no quantity of gravy may reserve it. I began to feed bits of it to my canine, however then I remembered slightly meat unfold known as “rillette.” You see, the explanation dry meat is so displeasing is as a result of it’s misplaced its fats and moisture. You’ll be able to’t inject this stuff again into the mobile construction of the protein, however you’ll be able to shred the meat and blend it up with a bit or fats and broth, which can give the beforehand unhappy meat new life when it comes to taste and mouthfeel. You should utilize any kind of rendered animal fats, comparable to pork lard, hen shmaltz, or duck fats.

To make your personal wealthy and meaty unfold, you will have:

6 ounces unhappy, dry turkey meat2 half tablespoons rendered fats (I used duck)1 tablespoon broth1/2 teaspoon kosher saltpepper to style

Mix meat, fats, and broth in a meals processor and pulse to shred the meat and mix it with the broth and fats. Add salt and pepper, and pulse a few instances extra. Serve with toast factors and a few form of pickled vegetable.

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