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Jamaican Turkey Cutlets with Vegetables

Jamaican Turkey Cutlets with Vegetables
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  • 1 pound TURKEY CUTLETS
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried thyme and curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon each ground cumin, allspice, ginger and salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon each paprika, cayenne and black pepper
  • 4 small boiling onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1 medium green pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 small (or 1 large) sweet potatoes, unpeeled, cut into approximately 4 x 1-inch wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon Curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • vegetable spray
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice



1 Gently pound cutlets to an even thickness.

2 Combine thyme, 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, cumin, allspice, ground ginger, salt, paprika, cayenne and black pepper to make Jamaican spice mix. Sprinkle approximately 1/4 teaspoon Jamaican spices over both sides of cutlets, rubbing in spices.

3 Allow to stand while preparing vegetables and other ingredients.

4 In a medium bowl, combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and olive oil; toss in sweet potato wedges.

5 Lightly spray a 12 x 15-inch cookie sheet with vegetable spray; arrange sweet potato wedges on cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 450-degree F oven for 15 minutes.

6 Spray nonstick stovetop grill pan with vegetable spray; heat to medium high heat for 1 to 2 minutes; arrange cutlets in pan; cook for 2 minutes. Turn and cook for additional 1-1/2 minutes. Remove from pan and keep warm.

7 Toss onion wedges and green pepper cubes in grill pan, reducing heat to medium. Stir constantly, for 2- 3 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned. Add tomato wedges.

8 Pour in orange and lime juices, stirring to blend. Cook for about 5-6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp and tender.

9 Arrange vegetables around cutlets; rim platter with sweet potato wedges and serve.

Source: National Turkey Federation