Turkey Medallions with Crawfish Etouffee Sauce

Culinary Setting
Boneless Breast


2 c all purpose flour

2 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp salt

1 tsp freshly ground pepper

2 tsp cayenne pepper

As needed peanut or vegetable oil for frying


1-1/2 c all purpose flour

1 c green peppers, seeded and finely diced

1 c onions, finely diced

1 c celery, finely diced


4 oz unsalted butter

1 lb crawfish tail meat and fat

2 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp salt

1 tsp freshly ground pepper

2 tsp cayenne pepper

As needed green onions, finely chopped


Turkey Medallions

Mix flour with garlic powder, salt, black pepper and cayenne.

Dredge turkey medallions in seasoned flour.

In a heavy skillet, heat 1-inch oil to 375 degrees F. Fry turkey pieces for 2-3 minutes on both sides or until golden brown and the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Remove from oil and keep warm.


In same skillet, drain oil, measure 1 cup oil back into skillet. Heat over high heat until oil is smoking. Remove from heat.

Add flour and stir to make a roux. Return to medium heat and cook until roux is dark brown.

Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 of diced vegetables, continuing to stir until mixture cools.

Bring stock to a boil, whisk in roux, a spoon at a time, bring to a boil and cook until the consistency of gravy, about 15 minutes.

Melt butter in another saucepan, add remaining vegetables, crawfish tail meat and remaining seasonings. Sauté until vegetables are tender.

Add to sauce and simmer for 10 minutes.


For each portion, arrange two turkey medallions on a heated dinner plate. Ladle crawfish etouffee sauce over medallions.

Garnish with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 700

Calories from Fat 370

Total Fat 43 g

% Daily Total Fat 66

Saturated Fat 11 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 55

Cholesterol 175 g

% Daily Cholesterol 58

Sodium 1250 mg

% Daily Sodium 52

Total Carbohydrates 28 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 9

Dietary Fiber 2 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 8

Sugars 2 g

Protein 50 g

% Daily Protein 10

% Daily Vitamin C 20

% Daily Calcium 4

% Daily Iron 20