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Ingredients
  • 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.

Directions
  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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