Citrus Fig Sauce + Sliced Turkey Cutlet Recipes

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Turkey isn't just for Thanksgiving. Turkey cutlet recipes make meals easy. Lemon turkey breast cutlets with arugula, orange, and fig salad freshens up dinner.

Citrus Fig Sauce + Sliced Turkey Cutlet Recipes

Boneless turkey breast recipes yield juicy meat. Joanne Weir's turkey cutlet recipe is sauced with fig and citrus.
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh turkey breast slices or cutlets*
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil divided use
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cup Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed and halved or quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 1 cup orange sections 2 large oranges, peel and all membrane removed
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  • Season turkey slices on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Add turkey; cook 2 to 4 minutes on each side, till browned and cooked through. Remove from heat to warm serving platter. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in same skillet over medium heat. Add onion; stir about 1 minute to soften. Add figs, 1/3 cup water and zest; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes, until liquid evaporates. Remove from heat; stir in orange sections, ginger, parsley, lime juice and honey. Serve over turkey.


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Photo by Annelies Zijderveld
NOTE: *If turkey breast slices (cutlets) are not available, substitute with chicken breast cutlets.

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