Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade
Not looking for a big, multi course, meal this Thanksgiving? How about these pecan crusted turkey cutlets with bacon-maple onion marmalade; a quick and easy turkey main that is perfect for any occasion! This meal is started by making the bacon-maple onion marmalade, which although it takes a bit of time, it's so easy! You start by cooking the onions until they caramelize and get all nice and sweet before adding maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and bacon far an amazing balance of sweet, sour and salty! The pecan crusted turkey is also really simple where you spread on some tangy dijon mustard on the turkey before pressing on chopped pecans and baking in the oven until the turkey is cooked and the pecans are nice and toasted and crispy! If you make the onion marmalade the day before this meal takes almost not time to make, making it a nice alternative to a full roast turkey!

Serve with some Thanksgiving side dish recipes!

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade
Pancetta and porcini parmesan cauliflower bites!

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade
Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 2

Crunchy pecan crusted turkey cutlets topped


ingredients
  • 2 (6 ounce) turkey breasts, thinly sliced or pounded thin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bacon-maple onion marmalade (see below)
directions
    For the turkey cutlets:
  1. Season the turkey cutlets with salt and pepper to taste, spread on the mustard and press them into the pecans to coat before placing on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake in a preheated 370F oven until cooked through, about 10-20 minutes depending on thickness.

Tip: Pulse pecans in food processor.
Tip: Make the onion marmalade the day before for a super quick meal!
Tip: Double the recipe for a meal for 4!
Nutrition Facts: Calories 662, Fat 52g (Saturated 6g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 110mg, Sodium 443mg, Carbs 9g (Fiber 6g, Sugars 2g), Protein 43g
Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam
Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes Servings: 16(1/2 cup or 16 1 tablespoon servings)

ingredients
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 point red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
directions
  1. Cook the bacon in a pan over medium heat until crispy and set aside before adding the onions to the pan and cooking until very tender, about 45 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Mix in the maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and worcestershire sauce and simmer, scraping up any brown bits up off the bottom of the pan until most of the liquid has cooked off
  3. Puree half of the onions along with the bacon in a food processor and back mix into the remaining onions.

Tip: If the onions start browning the bottom of the pan, add a splash of water and scrape the brown bits up off the bottom of the pan before they burn.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 39, Fat 2g (Saturated 0.9g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 4mg, Sodium 50mg, Carbs 2g (Fiber 0.1g, Sugars 2g), Protein 0.9g
Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam

3 comments:

Authentik Vietnam said...

Omg it looks super delicious!

Karen said...

They sure do look great! What are those next to the cutlets? Potato cups?

Kevin Lynch said...

Karen: Porcini and pancetta cauliflower cups!

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