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  • 1 pound turkey cutlets
  • White rice flour (or regular all-purpose flour)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup orange juice

Spicy Ginger Turkey Cutlets

Elisa Bosley | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people
  • Calories per serving: 245

First appearing in our April 2002 issue, this go-to dinner is a hit with kids. Prep tips: Fresh ginger and orange juice taste great, but to save time, use ginger from a jar (available in the produce section) and reconstituted frozen juice. I make this gluten free by using rice flour, but regular flour works fine, too. Ingredient tip: If you can’t find turkey cutlets, simply cut boneless, skinless chicken breasts horizontally to create thin pieces.

  1. Dust turkey with flour and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey; brown on both sides until cooked, 3–4 minutes per side (do not overcook). Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add ginger to skillet; cook 30 seconds, scraping up brown bits. Add brown sugar, red pepper flakes, and orange juice; stir to blend. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly reduced, about 5 minutes. Return turkey and juices to pan. Simmer until warmed through and sauce thickens, about 3 minutes.

PER SERVING: 245 cal, 33% fat cal, 9g fat, 2g sat fat, 66mg chol, 29g protein, 12g carb, 0g fiber, 70mg sodium

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