Seared Turkey Cutlets with Garlic Chive Gravy

Culinary Setting

About this Dish

The Oak Leaf Restaurant at the Washington Dulles Airport Marriott serves up bold flavor with its Cast Iron Seared Turkey Cutlets. This unique dish is served with old-fashioned cornbread stuffing, asparagus, spinach and flash-fried tomato “coins” and topped with a ladle of garlic chive pan gravy.

Not only is turkey incredibly popular with American palates, but it’s extremely versatile and its applications are limited only by your own creativity.” – Chef Timothy Grandinetti, C.E.C.

Cooking Style
Pan Fry
Boneless Breast


2 4-oz Turkey Cutlets

As needed salt and freshly ground black pepper

As needed seasoned flour

1 oz clarified butter

2 Each tomato slices, breaded

1/2 tsp minced garlic

1/3 c Turkey broth

2 tbsp minced shallots

1 Small bay leaf

1 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1/4 c heavy cream

2 tsp fresh chives, snipped

4 oz cornbread stuffing, prepared and baked

3 Each green asparagus, peeled and steamed crisp tender

As needed chopped parsley

As needed fresh chives


Season turkey cutlets with salt and pepper; lightly dredge turkey cutlets in seasoned flour. Sear in 1-ounce clarified butter in hot pan. Remove from pan and reserve 1 teaspoon pan drippings for chive sauce.

Finish cutlets in oven, cooking to an internal temperature of 170 degrees F. Hold for service.

Flash fry breaded tomato slices.

Creamy Garlic Chive Pan Gravy

Heat 1 teaspoon pan drippings over medium high heat. Add minced garlic and sauté. Add turkey broth.

Stir in shallots, bay leaf, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally over medium high heat until slightly thickened, 1 to 2 minutes.

Add heavy cream and cook until reduced by half (3 to 4 minutes). Remove the pan from the heat.

Strain the sauce and stir in 2 teaspoons snipped chives.

Place 4-ounces of hot cornbread stuffing at the 10 o'clock position.

Top with steamed asparagus.

Position turkey cutlets at the 6 o'clock position.

Place tomato slices at the 2 o'clock position

Ladle 3-ounces hot Creamy Garlic Chive Gravy over turkey. Garnish with parsley and chives.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 1090

Calories from Fat 590

Total Fat 66 g

% Daily Total Fat 102

Saturated Fat 31 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 155

Cholesterol 290 g

% Daily Cholesterol 97

Sodium 1820 mg

% Daily Sodium 76

Total Carbohydrates 58 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 19

Dietary Fiber 4 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 16

Sugars 6 g

Protein 65 g

% Daily Protein 60

% Daily Vitamin C 40

% Daily Calcium 10

% Daily Iron 35