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Turkey Schnitzel Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 257 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 392 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer