Turkey Cutlets or “Otbivnaya” in Russian


“Otbivnaya” is a Russian tenderized/pounded meat that is seasoned,then dipped in egg and flour and fried.


4 (approx. 1/2 inch slices) turkey breast
6 cloves garlic crushed
1 tbsp. mayonnaise
salt and pepper
1 egg beaten
1/4 cup plus more if needed.oil (I use light olive oil for frying)


Pound the meat.Season with salt and pepper on both sides.Add mayo and crushed garlic and mix well.you can fry it right away or it can be left in the fridge up to 12 hours.

Heat oil over medium heat. dip turkey in egg then flour and Saute cutlets until golden on both sides.

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