Turkey Cutlets with Honey Mustard-Lime Sauce

These Turkey Cutlets with Honey Mustard-Lime Sauce is truly something special.  It has a similar taste profile as Chicken Picatta, but even healthier.  Incredible depth in flavor, and so easy to make on a busy weeknight.  This is hands-down one of our favorite dishes, and did we mention…it’s healthy, too!!  You gotta try this…it’s that good.  140% Loon Approved!

Turkey Cutlets with Honey Mustard-Lime Sauce
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These Turkey Cutlets with Honey Mustard-Lime Sauce is really something special. Exploding with flavor, yet healthy, and comes together in about 30 minutes. Talk about a perfect weeknight meal, or even a special weekend dinner for guests. You'll love it!
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh tarragon (or ½ teaspoon dried)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme (or ½ teaspoon dried)
  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 turkey breast cutlets (about 1¾ lbs)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ⅓ cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons sweet & hot honey mustard (or just top notch honey mustard)
  • ¼ teaspoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 splashes of hot sauce (ie, Tobasco)
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
  1. In a small bowl, combine the basil, tarragon, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper, and flour and mix thoroughly.
  2. Rub the seasoned flour all over the turkey breasts, set aside.
  3. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add shallots and saute for 2 minutes, until soft.
  5. Add the turkey cutlets and brown one side for 3 to 4 minutes. Turn, and brown the other side for about another 3 to 4 minutes. Should be nicely browned on both sides.
  6. Remove the cutlets from the pan.
  7. Add lime juice, wine, mustard, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce and capers. Saute for 4 to 5 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
  8. Add the cutlets into the sauce to re-heat.
  9. Place turkey cutlets on plate(s) and top with sauce.
  10. Garnish with parsley.
  11. Enjoy!



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