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Turkey Scallopini Recipe
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Quick-cooking turkey breast slices make this recipe a winner when you only have a few minutes to fix a satisfying meal. I've also used flattened boneless skinless chicken breast halves in place of the turkey of this entree. —Karen Adams, Cleveland, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17.6 ounces) turkey breast cutlets
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • Minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

4-1/4 ounces cooked turkey: 358 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 169mg cholesterol, 463mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 38g protein .

Directions

  1. Flatten turkey to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. In another bowl, beat egg and water. In a third shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and cheese.
  2. Dredge turkey in flour mixture, then dip in egg mixture and coat with crumbs. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook turkey for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink and coating is golden brown. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Scallopini in Country Woman July/August 2000, p33


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lmmanda 32612
Reviewed May. 28, 2014

"Delicious! I used panko bread crumbs instead of the soft bread crumbs, made it nice and crunchy."

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i_like_pie 27332
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"This was really fast and tasty. I used chicken and panko bread crumbs since that's what I had on hand. We had it with mashed potatoes and turkey gravy, and it was a very satisfying meal!"

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jslotabec1 80297
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012

"This was excellent. The only thing that would have made it better was a little lemon juice. We minimize fat and calories, we eliminated some of the butter."

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khgentry 78676
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2011

"This is something my entire family loved!!! Once my husband & I got together, due to my preference we no longer have pork chops in our home. For him and both children, it was something they truly missed, so I began to search for a way to make a substitute. This was amazing!!! We are definitely going to add this into our rotation cycle!!!"

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jeninohio123 40450
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"Very good. I sauteed in both olive oil and butter. Even my kids ate it up and said they prefered it over pork chops. I will be definately be putting this in our menus."

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jesskate 27329
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2009

"I make this with chicken and my kids love it."

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