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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

Nutty Turkey Cutlets

Try these turkey cutlets that are breaded with an earthy pecan mixture for something delicously different. Substitute chicken cutlets for turkey if desired.

Southern Living MAY 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Cook time:6 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

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