Breaded turkey

Breaded turkey with lemon slices on a plate

This is one of those recipes that your kids are always ready to eat … Everyone loves breaded turkey, serve with tomato rice. It’s an excellent combination.

Category: Meat, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:25 m
Total Time:2:25 h
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  • 4 turkey steaks (about 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds))
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 egg
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • For the rice:

  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) rice
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Season the turkey steaks with lemon juice, sliced garlic, salt and pepper. Let marinate about two hours.
  2. Coat the steaks in beaten egg and breadcrumbs and fry on both sides in hot oil. When the steaks are fried, place them on a dish with absorbent paper; set aside.
  3. For the rice:
    Place the olive oil, chopped garlic, chopped onion and the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the rice, season with some salt and stir. Pour the water (twice the rice volume), stir and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and serve the breaded turkey with rice and lemon slices.
Breaded turkey
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 275
Total Fat 8.5 g(13%)
Saturated Fat 3 g(14%)
Cholesterol 154 mg(51%)
Sodium 160 mg(7%)
Total Carbohydrate 1 g(0%)
Protein 45.5 g

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