Turkey Cutlets With Lemon and Parsley

A delicious new turkey recipe to add to your collection.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”5 min” cook_time=”4 min” serves=”2″ details=”” ]

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 turkey breast cutlets (about 1/2 pound total), 1/4 inch thick


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons unsalted margarine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”9 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Combine flour, salt, and pepper together on a plate. Press turkey cutlets in flour mixture, coating evenly and shaking off excess; set aside. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat oil and margarine in a heavy 10-inch nonstick skillet 1 minute over medium-high heat. Add cutlets and cook 1 to 2 minutes per side, until browned. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels to drain. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Reduce heat to medium. Add lemon juice and parsley to skillet, stirring with a wooden spoon to loosen the browned bits in pan. Return cutlets to skillet and cook 1 to 2 minutes, until heated through, basting often with the lemon-parsley sauce.[/step-item] [/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”200″ calories_fat=”” fat=”8g” sat_fat=”2g” choles=”70mg” sodium=”217mg” carbs=”4g” sugars=”” protein=”27g” fiber=”0g”]


[cooking_tip]Be sure to use the heaviest skillet you have when cooking poultry cutlets. Because the meat cooks very quickly, it is important that the heat in the pan is evenly distributed –and the thicker the skillet, the more even the heat.[/cooking_tip]

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