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Parmesan-Crusted Turkey

Posted: March 18

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Parmesan-Crusted Turkey proves that juicy, savory turkey isn't just for Thanksgiving! Coated in a crispy, pan-fried crust infused with sharp parmesan cheese, Parmesan-Crusted Turkey has a crunch like you won't believe until you try it for yourself! In less than half an hour, you can enjoy this fresh new take on a classic comfort food that's perfect for serving with garden greens or mashed potatoes.


4 (4-ounce) turkey breast cutlets
kosher salt, to taste
fresh pepper, to taste
1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
2 large egg whites, beaten
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon olive oil
lemon wedges, optional, to taste, for serving


Step 1

Season the turkey breasts with salt and pepper.

Step 2

Combine the breadcrumbs and parmesan in a medium bowl.

Step 3

Add the egg whites to another medium bowl.

Step 4

Dip the turkey breasts into the egg white mixture and then in the breadcrumb mixture, shaking off any excess.

Step 5

Heat a large non-stick frying pan on medium heat.

Step 6

Add the butter and oil.

Step 7

When the butter is melted, add the cutlets and cook until evenly golden brown and cooked through at 165 degrees F, about 6 minutes per side.

Step 8

Serve with lemon wedges.

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