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Mexican Turkey Cutlets | Magnolia Days

Mexican Turkey Cutlets

Mexican Turkey Cutlets are full of flavor and a lighter meal option. They are baked with a crunchy coating of corn tortilla chips and served with salsa.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 to 6 servings
Author Renee


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 pound turkey cutlets about 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 cups crushed corn tortilla chips
  • Salsa or picante sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place a wire rack in a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Whisk together eggs, water, cumin, and garlic.
  3. Dip cutlets in egg mixture then dredge in crushed chips.
  4. Place coated cutlets on wire rack.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, or until cooked through (no longer pink in center and 165°F internal temperature).
  6. Serve with salsa or picante sauce.

Recipe Notes

Use baked tortilla chips for a lower-fat option. Use your favorite flavored tortilla chips to customize the flavor to your preference.