Turkey Chops with Cucumber and Tomato Salsa

Culinary Setting
Cooking Style
Boneless Breast


3 lbs plain yogurt

1-1/2 c vegetable oil

2 tbsp chili powder

2 tbsp cumin powder

1-1/2 tbsp ginger paste

1-1/2 tbsp garlic paste

Salt and white pepper To Taste

25 8 oz each boneless turkey breast

1/4 c fresh cilantro, chopped

7 cucumbers, medium, peeled, seeded, and chopped

7 tomatoes, medium, seeded and chopped

7 jalapenos, seeded and minced

1/4 c olive oil

1/4 c fresh lemon juice

Salt To Taste




In a mixing bowl, combine the following marinade ingredients: yogurt, vegetable oil, chili powder, cumin, ginger and garlic pastes, salt and pepper.

Place turkey chops in a large pan, pour marinade over turkey, making sure marinade is applied on both sides. Cover and marinate at least 3 hours in cooler.


Mix cilantro, cucumbers, tomatoes and jalapenos with olive oil and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt.


Grill or broil turkey bone-in chop for 6-7 minutes per side or until chops reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Plate turkey and garnish as needed. Serve 2 ounces of salsa on side or in ramekin.


Nutrition Facts

270 Total Calories

45 Calories from Fat

5 g Total Fat

8 % Daily Total Fat

1 g Saturated Fat

5 % Daily Saturated Fat

135 g Cholesterol

45 % Daily Cholesterol

230 mg Sodium

10 % Daily Sodium

5 g Total Carbohydrates

2 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

1 g Dietary Fiber

4 % Daily Dietary Fiber

3 g Sugars

50 g Protein

10 % Daily Protein

20 % Daily Vitamin C

6 % Daily Calcium

15 % Daily Iron