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Monday, July 19, 2010

Crispy Oven "Fried" Turkey Chops



In an effort to remain ever conscious of eating healthily without sacrificing taste, I used this recipe. Baking the chops is healthier than pan frying them in oil.














































INGREDIENTS

1.25 pounds of Turkey Chops
1 well beaten egg
1/2 french fried onions
1/4 cup Panko Flakes
1 tsp Lawry's Seasoning Salt
1 tsp Onion Powder
1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
1 tbsp Oil (I used Canola)

DIRECTIONS

Breading
1. Assemble coarse breading mixture.
2. Add french fried onions to a plastic bag.
3. Crush them with a pastry roller.
4. To a medium bowl, add Panko, french fried crumbs, seasoning salt, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika and black pepper. Mix well. Add oil. Mix well.


5. Coat chops with well beaten egg mixture.
6. Bread with coarse breading mixture.
7. Cook at 425 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes depending on the thickness of your chops.
Enjoy!

14 comments:

Prissy Mum said...

Hola. I am a new follower of your blog. I am starting to learn to cook a wider range of food.
My blog is: http://prissymum.blogspot.com/
We can follow each other. Happy Blogging.

1xellus1 said...

@ Prissy Mum...Thanks so much for following and sharing your link. I am trying to experiment with a wider array of recipes as well. :O)

Tantalizing Eyez said...

I didn't know you have a cooking blog. I have to add so I get updates. I love to cook and I love the picture tutorial, etc. i will have to try this recipe soon. Meatballs look good too.

1xellus1 said...

@ Tantalizing Eyez...Thank you so much for the compliments and for following. :O)

Ms.D said...

How easily can you find turkey chops? I've never seen them before but this recipe looks delicious. By the way, I love your blog. I love to cook but I'm also on a budget, so I find that your blog is awesome, plus, I'm getting ready to start a diet plan and I love that your don't use a lot of salt...so yeah girl, you're better than Food Network. :-)

1xellus1 said...

@ Ms. D...I have not had any problems finding turkey chops in my local markets. One of my favorite markets has a "Halal" section. The turkey chops are near there or adjacent to the chicken. You can inquire @ the butcher section if you do not see them out. I believe the cut across the grain of the thigh while the meat is frozen. You may ask the butcher in your market to cut your meat for you. This may mean placing your order ahead of time though.

Thank you so much for the compliments. I am working hard to not use a ton of salt. Sea Salt is said to be less salty than traditional boxed brands. *blushing* about "better than Food Network. LOL Somex it's "crickets" over here, so it means a lot to me that you took the time to commment. Thank you!

rmcandlelight said...

I never bought any turkey chops, must look for them. Your pictures look so good! Hmm!! Thanks for sharing :)

1xellus1 said...

@ rmcandlelight...thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I'll be working on some more posts for this blog this weekend. Stay tuned for more yummy pics!

Lu D. said...

Well it looks as if I'm 2 years late on this. LOL. This was a good recipe. The turkey chops were great! Thanks for posting!

1xellus1 said...

@ Lu D. It's never too late. :O) I appreciate your comment. You're very welcome.

Anonymous said...

I am cooking this tonight, you said add paprika but didnt say how much

1xellus1 said...

@ Anonymous...sorry for delayed response. I just added a tsp. HTH. Hope your recipe turned out great.

Nekia Thompson said...

Love the blog! Never tried preparing "oven fried" turkey chops, always baked and fried, thanks to you, oven fried it will definitely be tonight! Thanks again! #ahappymother :)

1xellus1 said...

Nekia I am so glad you love the blog. Apologies dor no new posts. My kitchen needs an ovrehaul/renovation. I work outsude of the home now so I do not have the time to post new things. I do hope that you enjoy the "archived" posts. There are tons od recipies. Thank you for the compliments, feedback and support.