Turkey Schnitzel Recipe

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If you like traditional schnitzel, you're going to love this deliciously different version using turkey breast slices. The bread crumb coating is tasty.—Susan Nicholls, Palm desert, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 4 uncooked turkey breast cutlets (1/4 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 257 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 392mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein.


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another shallow bowl, beat egg and water. Dip turkey slices in lemon juice and the egg mixture, then coat with bread crumbs.
  2. In a skillet, cook turkey in oil until browned on both sides and juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Schnitzel in Country Woman November/December 2000, p35

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