Nutty Turkey Cutlets

Nutty Turkey Cutlets Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Try these turkey cutlets that are breaded with an earthy pecan mixture for something delicously different. Substitute chicken cutlets for turkey if desired.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes


3/4 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
1/2 cup pecans
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (1-lb.) package boneless turkey cutlets
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons olive oil
Garnish: chopped fresh parsley


1. Process breadcrumbs and pecans in a food processor or blender 10 to 15 seconds or until finely ground.

2. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper over cutlets. Combine flour and remaining salt and pepper in a shallow dish or pie plate. Dredge turkey cutlets in flour mixture; dip in eggs, and dredge in breadcrumb mixture.

3. Sauté cutlets in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Remove from skillet, and serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.


May 2008
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