Parmesan Crusted Turkey Cutlets

These cutlets have a wonderful Parmesan crust and taste great topped with fresh lemon. This is a quick and easy week-night meal that your family will love. Serve this with a salad and a simple veggie and you’ll be very tempted to have more than one cutlet.



  • 8 (4 oz) turkey breast cutlets
  • 4 egg whites, beaten
  • 3/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • lemon wedges for serving


  1. Heat oven to 250°.
  2. Season cutlets with salt and pepper.
  3. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese in a medium bowl.
  4. In another bowl beat egg whites.
  5. Dip turkey cutlets in egg whites, then breadcrumb mixture, shaking off excess.
  6. Heat a large non-stick frying pan on medium heat.
  7. Add half of the butter and olive oil.
  8. When butter melts, add 4 cutlets and cook a few minutes on each side, until golden brown and cooked through.
  9. Set aside on a baking sheet and keep warm in oven.
  10. Add remaining butter and oil to frying pan.
  11. Cook remaining cutlets.
  12. Serve with lemon wedges.

Serves 8 – Serving Size: 1 cutlet – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 184, Fat: 6g, Carbohydrate: 6g, Fibre: 1g, Protein: 26g