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Citrus Turkey Cutlets with Cilantro Chimichurri

  • 8 Servings
  • 4 hrs 10 mins Prep Time
  • 4 hrs 18 mins Total Time

Ingredients

  • For the Citrus Turkey Cutlets:
  • 8 Turkey Breast Cutlets, about 6 oz. each
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Diamond Crystal salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • For the Cilantro Chimichurri:
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves, tightly packed
  • 1/3 cup Italian parsley, tightly packed
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Diamond Crystal salt
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
Serving Size 1 turkey breast cutlet and about 2 tbsp sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360
Calories from fat
% Daily Value*
Total fat 20 g 26 %
Saturated fat 2.5 g 13 %
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 105 mg 35 %
Sodium 220 mg 10 %
Total Carbohydrates 2 g 1 %
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0 %
Sugars 1 g
Protein 42 g
Vitamin D 0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%
Potassium 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    To prep the Citrus Turkey Cutlets, combine all ingredients except turkey in a food processor. Blend to a coarse puree.
  • Step 2

    Place turkey in a gallon freezer bag. Add marinade.
  • Step 3

    Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Step 4

    To cook the Citrus Turkey Cutlets and prepare a Cilantro Chimichurri, make the chimichurri. Combine the cilantro, parsley, garlic, red pepper flakes, cumin, salt, and red wine vinegar in the bowl of a food processor. Puree until smooth. Adjust seasoning with salt and red pepper as needed.
  • Step 5

    Stir in olive oil. Serve at room temperature.
  • Step 6

    Remove the turkey cutlets from the marinade and grill over medium heat for about 4 minutes per side, or until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached on a meat thermometer.

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