How Do I Cook Turkey Cutlets in the Oven?

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The oven temperature and length of cooking time for turkey cutlets varies according to how they’re prepared. Baked cutlets require about 30 minutes in a 350-degree oven, while oven fried turkey cutlets can be completed in between 12 and 20 minutes in a 425-degree oven.

Oven frying is a method of cooking that produces a crisp coating like that achieved when cooking food in hot oil as the result of it being baked in oil at a higher than normal temperature in order to get the oil hot enough to “fry” the food. To pan fry turkey cutlets, dip them first in an egg bath and then into a mixture that will result in a crispy crust when cooked in hot oil, like seasoned flour or bread crumbs. Then place them in a greased or oiled foil-lined pan and bake at 425 until they are well done, about 12-20 minutes. To bake turkey cutlets, simply dress them with seasoning and vegetables (if desired), place them in a baking pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for about a half hour. Regardless of how they’re prepared, turkey cutlets are poultry. So they’re going to have similar cook times to chicken.