Turkey Schnitzel

Turkey Schnitzel Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Another quick turkey dish.


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15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 3-oz slice
    turkey breast, cut about 1/2-inch thick
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Turkey Schnitzel


  1. Place meat between 2 sheets of wax paper or plastic wrap and pound 1/4-inch thick with smooth side of a mallet.
  2. Mix together lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper. Place pounded turkey in a shallow pan and pour over lemon juice mixture; cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes or as long as overnight.
  3. Drain liquid from turkey. Mix together flour and Parmesan cheese; coat turkey generously with mixture and shake off excess.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of the butter in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat. Quickly cook turkey slices until lightly browned on both sides (3 to 5 minutes per side), adding more butter if needed.

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About Turkey Schnitzel

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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