Tender and Juicy Turkey Cutlets

Tender and juicy turkey cutlets with a flavorful gravy. This turkey cutlets recipe is so easy and everything cooks in one pan! Ready in under 30 minutes.

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These wonderful turkey cutlets are a fantastic weeknight meal and would be ideal if you’re planning a Thanksgiving meal for one or two people.

Turkey cutlets aren’t just for the holidays. Consider making turkey cutlets any time of the year. They cook quickly and with a simple pan fried turkey cutlet recipe like this one, dinner can be ready in no time.

Here I’ve seasoned the turkey cutlets with just a pinch of salt, a pinch of black pepper and Italian seasoning. Feel free to season the cutlets with this or use dried rosemary or thyme instead.

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What Are Turkey Cutlets?

Turkey cutlets are boneless cuts of turkey that have been thinly sliced and cook very quickly.

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If you’re planning a holiday menu on a smaller scale, cooking a large turkey might seem unnecessary. Don’t feel the need to skip the turkey, you can still enjoy a traditional meal by including these small portioned turkey cutlets.

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Turkey Cutlets Recipe

Turkey Cutlets Recipe | One Dish Kitchen

Tender and Juicy Turkey Cutlets Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: turkey
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 368kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 1 5-ounce turkey breast cutlet
  • 2 tablespoons butter , divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

Instructions

  • Season the turkey cutlet(s) with the Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
    In a medium-sized skillet melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. 
  • Add the cutlet to the pan and cook until no longer pink, 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from the pan and place on a plate. Cover to keep warm.
  • In the same pan, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onions and minced garlic to the pan. Cook, stirring occasionally for 2 minutes.
  • Add the flour to the pan and cook, stirring constantly for a minute.
  • Pour in the chicken broth and cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the turkey cutlet back to the pan; reduce heat to low.
    Cover the cutlet with the sauce and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 603mg | Potassium: 159mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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This turkey cutlets recipe is so easy! Perfectly seasoned turkey cutlets are cooked in one pan along with onions and garlic and served with a flavorful pan gravy. A wonderful single serving meal that can be ready in minutes. | One Dish Kitchen | #turkey #turkeyrecipes #Thanksgiving #smallbatch #singleserving
This turkey cutlets recipe is so easy! Perfectly seasoned turkey cutlets are cooked in one pan along with onions and garlic and served with a flavorful pan gravy. A wonderful single serving meal that can be ready in minutes. | One Dish Kitchen | #turkey #turkeyrecipes #Thanksgiving #smallbatch #singleserving

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7 thoughts on “Tender and Juicy Turkey Cutlets”

  1. 5 stars
    This was SO good! I doubled the recipe for my son and I. I put an extra portion of the turkey aside to make a little leftover container for his lunch tomorrow. There was just enough gravy leftover, but when my son finished his lunch, he asked if he could have some more gravy. I told him he wouldn’t have any tomorrow if he ate it now and he said he didn’t care and drank the rest of the gravy! Thanks for another wonderful and easy recipe.

    1. Aimee,

      Your comment made my day! Thank you so much for taking the time to write to let me know how much your son enjoyed the turkey cutlets. It’s a great “little” recipe and I’m so happy you both loved it.

      Have a wonderful weekend!

      Joanie

  2. 5 stars
    I made this recipe for my husband and he gobbled it up! He said that it was very tender and juicy. He got home late from being out of town and went in the freezer and grabbed the turkey cutlets. He was just going to “figure something out” for preparation. I decided to look up a recipe and picked this one which was the first one I saw. I had all the ingredients at home, prep and preparation time was reasonable and the rest is history. I pared it with mashed potatoes and steamed green beans that I made while the turkey was cooking. Since it was so late he said he was only going to eat half. Well…he ate it all, scraping the plate!

  3. 5 stars
    Mmmm…I’m salivating just looking at your image of these delicious turkey cutlets. This recipe is perfect for singles and couples all year round.

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