Israeli Spiced Turkey Cutlets

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Here is a tasty variation on the preceding recipe. Turkey cutlets are common currency in Israel—served as a quick on-the-run snack or as the centerpiece of a proper meal. A quick spice rub adds flavor while bake-frying controls the fat.


  • 4 broad, thin slices turkey breast (each 5 to 6 ounces and about ¼ inch thick)


  1. Wash the turkey and blot dry. If any pieces are thicker than ¼ inch, place between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound with the side of a cleaver.

  2. Combine the spices and salt in a bowl and stir to mix. Rub the turkey slices on both sides with spice mix. Let marinate for 15 minutes.

  3. Place the flour in a shallow bowl, the egg substitu