Almond Crusted Turkey

You’ll Need

  • ¼ cup (50 mL) buttermilk
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) hot sauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt, divided
  • 4 boneless, skinless Ontario turkey filets, about 1 lb/454 g
  • ½ cup (125 mL) fresh breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sliced almonds
  • ½ cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil

Prep and Cook

  • In shallow dish (pie plate), whisk together buttermilk, hot sauce and ½ tsp (2 mL) of the salt. Place turkey in mixture for at least 10 minutes and up to one day.
  • In separate shallow dish, combine breadcrumbs, almonds, Parmesan, remaining salt and parsley.
  • Shake excess buttermilk from the turkey fillets and dredge in the almond mixture pressing gently until completely coated with mixture.
  • In large oven proof, non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook turkey until well browned on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Gently flip over and transfer to 400°F (200°C) oven until turkey is cooked through and top is golden, about 10 minutes.


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