Turkey Cutlets With Mushrooms Recipe

Turkey cutlets with mushrooms

​The Spruce Eats / Ulyana Verbytska

  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Servings: 4 to 6 servings

Try out these delicious turkey cutlets. They are sautéed with mushrooms and herbs, as well as sherry and butter to enhance flavors. Add the cream just before serving and you'll have a great, hearty meal!


  • 6 to 8 turkey cutlets
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 to 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 green onions (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Garnish: 1 tablespoon fresh parsley (chopped)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for turkey cutlets
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  2. Combine the flour, paprika, salt, and pepper. Dredge turkey cutlets in flour mixture.

    Combine flour and turkey
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  3. Put olive oil and about half of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the turkey in batches to brown, about 2 minutes each side. Remove turkey cutlets and keep warm.

    Put olive oil in pan
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  4. Add remaining butter to the pan and add the mushrooms and green onions. Cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes; add sherry. Add the herbs and heavy cream. Cook down until reduced to a lightly thickened sauce.

    Mushrooms in pan
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  5. Return the turkey slices to the pan; add salt and pepper to taste. Cook a minute or two to heat through, spooning the sauce over the cutlets.

    Return turkey to pan
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  6. Sprinkle fresh parsley on top of turkey cutlets to serve.

    Sprinkle with parsley
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