photo: Turkey Drumstick in Creamy Mustard Sauce

Turkey Drumstick in Creamy Mustard Sauce

The secret of a tasty turkey is covered in sweet and spicy marinade made on the basis of sour cream and mustard. This sauce is characterized by an unusual flavor and wonderful tenderness. The advantage of the dish is the absence of oil.


  • Turkey drumstick
    1 pcs
  • Carrot
    1 pcs
  • Onion
    ½ pcs
  • Garlic
    3 clove
  • Sour cream
    180 g
  • Mustard
    1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice
    1 tsp
  • Dill
    - to taste
  • Paprika
    - to taste
  • Thyme
    - to taste


  • 1. Prepare all the necessary vegetables, clean them from the top layer, wash and dry. Chop onions into thin feathers, a carrot - intp strips-bars, cut cloves of garlic lengthwise into two parts.
  • 2. Wash a drumstick of a turkey, dry the excess moisture with a napkin. Using a knife separate the skin from the pulp, forming a pocket. Fill the ready bag with cloves of garlic and the part of the cubes of carrot, cover with the skin.
  • 3. Simultaneously cook creamy mustard sauce. Use cream with a high percentage of fat, because the sauce should be thick and stable, not spreading. Place sour cream in a separate bowl and add mustard powder, stir intensively, completely dissolving the mustard in the sour cream. Mustard powder can replaced by creamy one if you wish.
  • 4. Then download a portion of the grain mustard in the sauce.
  • 5. Rinse dill, dry it lightly, chop finely and throw it into the resulting mass. The last essential and necessary to balance the flavor component is lemon. Squeeze the juice of a sour lemons directly into the sauce, throw an arbitrary amount of salt, mix well.
  • 6. Prepare a heatproof baking dish, lay the bottom of it with the prepared green onions and remaining pieces of carrot.
  • 7. Put stuffed turkey drumstick on the bed of onions and carrots.
  • 8. Pour the turkey with the sauce and sprinkle the top with the proposed spices, which will give an appetizing color to the meat.
  • 9. Bake the dish for about 60 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees. For not to overdry meat cover the baking dish for the first 30 minutes with foil so the turkey will be ready faster and will be tender.
  • 10. Turkey in creamy mustard sauce is perfect with fresh tomatoes and herbs.