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Citrus Grilled Turkey Cutlets Recipe

Citrus Grilled Turkey Cutlets Recipe

Janice Mentzer, of Sharpsburg, Maryland says, “My family enjoys this turkey recipe year-round, but it’s especially nice in the summer as an alternative to grilled chicken. Add a green salad, grilled onions and peppers, plus some crusty bread for a great dinner.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons each lemon, lime and orange juices
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (17.6 ounces) turkey breast cutlets


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the juices, cilantro, oil, honey, garlic and seasonings; add turkey. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate 2 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil, using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
  • 3. Grill turkey, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 2-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

about 4 ounces cooked turkey equals 160 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.