Spicy Fried Turkey Tenderloins

Spicy Fried Turkey Tenderloins
Spicy Fried Turkey Tenderloins. Diana Rattray
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 5 Servings
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Turkey tenderloin pieces are marinated in a simple mixture of milk and spicy seasonings, then they're battered and deep-fried to perfection.

Feel free to use turkey cutlet pieces in this recipe, or use chicken.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds turkey tenderloins (cut in 1 to 1 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half (or milk)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 bottle of oil for deep frying

How to Make It

1. In a large food storage bag combine the turkey tenderloins, milk or half-and-half, garlic, and Creole or Cajun seasoning.

2. Let the tenderloins marinate in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.

3. Heat oil in deep fryer to about 360°.

4. Dredge the turkey pieces in the flour, coating well. Shake off excess flour.

5. Deep fry until golden brown, about 4 or 5 minutes.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 328
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Unsaturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 114 mg
Sodium 2,741 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 31 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)