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Turkey with Lime Butter Sauce

 Turkey with Lime Butter Sauce
When I’m in Florida, I buy Key limes for the butter sauce, but any fresh limes work just fine. If I'm using leftover turkey, I brown the meat a little so the sauce picks up the flavor. —Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (17.6 ounces) turkey breast cutlets
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five
  • ingredients. Add turkey, a few pieces at a time; close bag and shake
  • to coat.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add turkey in batches
  • and cook 1-2 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove;
  • keep warm.
  • In same skillet, cook green onion and garlic 1 minute. Add broth and

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Turkey with Lime Butter Sauce (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • lime juice, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat to low; stir in remaining ingredients. Cook and
  • stir until butter is melted. Serve turkey with butter sauce. Yield:
  • 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 465 calories, 31 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 333 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.