Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym – Turkey With Dill Sauce Recipe

Polish turkey with dill sauce.

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A light meal that even the kids love, this Polish turkey with dill sauce called Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym is so easy to make at home. 

It’s really quite often that I cook the turkey with dill sauce for the entire family, including my infant son. I just add salt at the end. 

It always seems to turn out salty for us, and not salty for him. 

We add salt for us, and no salt for the little one.  

See also one of the best Polish food for kids- Polish noodles and cottage cheese recipe.

What Is So Good About Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym?

See also chicken in creamy tomato sauce recipe.

Indyk w sosie koperkowym or turkey with dill sauce is a light and creamy Polish dish making it appealing to kids and adults alike. What’s good is that it doesn’t really need any cream added to it to create the creamy consistency. So it’s pretty healthy on its own. 

Of course, if you want it creamier or richer, you can always add some heavy cream to thicken the sauce. 

Plus, it’s easy to substitute the meat too! Don’t want turkey, cook chicken! Don’t want chicken, cook veal!

And finally the chopped dill topping. It reminds me of summer in Poland. Just perfect!

turkey with dill sauce.
Delicious turkey with dill sauce!

How To Make Turkey With Dill Sauce – Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym?

Start by frying some finely chopped onions and minced garlic with clarified butter. 

Onions and garlic in a black pan.
Fry the onions and garlic

Dice the turkey into pieces and coat with flour. You can use veal or chicken if you want. Fry the meat with clarified butter, and stir often till cooked.   

Turkey meat.
Turkey meat!
Diced turkey coated with flour.
Dice the turkey and coat with flour
Turkey frying in a pan.
Fry the diced turkey pieces with butter

Add the fried indyk – turkey meat to a pot with the fried onions and water, and allow to simmer for some time. 

Indyk cooking with onions and garlic.
Indyk (turkey) cooking with onions and garlic

Once it’s ready, season with salt and pepper, top with chopped dill and serve!

@Karolina – It looks like the images have cream in them, but there’s no cream in the recipe. I added half cup cream as an optional ingredient and put it in step 6 – okay? 

Turkey meat in dill sauce.
Turkey meat in dill sauce!
Turkey meat in dill sauce with potatoes and mizeria.
Turkey meat in dill sauce served with potatoes and mizeria salad

What To Serve With Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym?

Of course, there are many ways to serve the indyk w sosie koperkowym! This turkey will dill sauce goes well with:

Tips To Make The Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym

  • You may use chicken or veal instead of turkey. 
  • If you don’t have clarified butter, use any other butter or olive oil.
  • For more flavor, add some chopped dill to the onions and garlic while frying as well. 
  • For more color, you can add minced carrots to the sauce too!
  • To make the indyk w sosie koperkowym gluten free, use gluten free flour!

Frequently Asked Questions About Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym – Turkey With Dill Sauce

Polish turkey with dill sauce.
Tasty Polish turkey with dill sauce

How To Pronounce Indyk?

Turkey or Indyk is pronoun in – dik.

How To Pronounce Koperkowym?

Dill or koperkowym is pronounced koh-perr-koh-veem

Is It Necessary To Dice Onions And Garlic Fine? 

You don’t have to chop the onions and garlic fine. You can chop them roughly and cook. However, you will then have to puree the sauce at the end to get the creamy consistency. 

Is It Possible To Make The Sauce Creamier?

Yes, to make the sauce creamier, add more water and about half a cup of heavy cream while simmering in the pot.

How Long Can I Store Leftover Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym?

Leftover indyk w sosie koperkowym can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 4 days. If you have not used cream in the dish, it can also be frozen for up to 3 months in an airtight container!

Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym – Turkey With Dill Sauce Recipe

Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym - Turkey With Dill Sauce Recipe

Turkey meat in dill sauce with potatoes and mizeria.

A creamy yet light meal that even the kids love, this Polish turkey with dill sauce called Indyk W Sosie Koperkowym is so easy to make at home. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs / 1 kg of turkey or chicken breast
  • 2-4 tbsps of all-purpose flour
  • 1 big onion
  • a bunch of dill
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2-3 tbsps of clarified butter or oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • salt
  • pepper

Optional

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Wash the meat, remove the tendons, and dice.
  2. Peel the onion and garlic cloves, then dice them finely.
  3. In a big pot, melt 1-2 tbsps of clarified butter and fry the onion with garlic cloves. Onions and garlic in a black pan.
  4. In the meantime, coat the diced turkey/chicken breast with flour.
  5. In a pan, melt 1-2 tbsps of clarified butter, then fry the chicken/turkey for about 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Turkey frying in a pan.
  6. Add the fried meat to the onion and garlic, add 1 cup of water, then put the lid on the pot. (If adding cream, you can add it now.)
  7. Simmer for about 30 minutes. Indyk cooking with onions and garlic.
  8. Chop the dill and add at it at the end.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.

Notes

  • You can use either turkey, chicken, or veal.

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