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Lemon Thyme Pan Seared Turkey Breast Cutlets

  • 6 Servings
  • 5 mins Prep Time
  • 13 mins Total Time


  • 1 package Turkey Breast Cutlets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Freshly cracked black pepper and sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

Recipe Credit: Flavor Mosaic

Serving Size About 3 1/2 ounces cooked turkey and 1 lemon slice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 33g
Vitamin D 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 10%
Potassium 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. After oil is hot, add butter.
  • Step 2

    Add about 6 lemon slices to the skillet.
  • Step 3

    Sprinkle the turkey breast cutlets with garlic powder, salt and pepper, and cayenne pepper (if desired).
  • Step 4

    Place the turkey breast cutlets into the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes on each side until the turkey is no longer pink, and is slightly browned around the edges.
  • Step 5

    Turkey is fully cooked when meat reaches an internal temperature of 165°F using a meat thermometer.
  • Step 6

    Garnish with sprigs of fresh thyme.

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