Pacific Rim Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets

Give an ordinary dish some Pacific flare by adding Oriental hoisin sauce. You can make it as spicy or as mild as you wish.

Ingredients

¼ cup Oriental hoisin sauce*
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon. seasoned rice vinegar
1 teaspoon. liquid hot sauce
¼ teaspoon. ground ginger
1 ½ cups finely ground pecans
6 turkey cutlets
12 ounces ramen noodles 

*Hoisin sauce is available in the Oriental section of the grocery store.

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler and grease broiler rack. 
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, hot sauce and ginger. 
  3. Place pecans on wax paper.  Dip each turkey cutlet into the Oriental liquid mixture and then into the pecans, pressing so the pecans stick.  Place on broiler-pan rack. 
  4. Broil 6 inches from heat, 3-4 minutes per side. 
  5. While cutlets are cooking, transfer remaining liquid mixture to a saucepan and bring to boil.  Lower heat and keep liquid warm over low heat. 
  6. Cook the ramen noodles without the seasoning pack according to package directions. 
  7. To serve, place ramen noodles onto six dinner plates, then top with a cutlet and drizzle with warmed sauce.
Pacific Rim Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets

Nutritional Information

Based on 6 servings.

Per serving:

Calories

551

Total Fat     

23g

Saturated Fat  

2g

Monounsaturated Fat     

12g

Polyunsaturated Fat

7g

Cholesterol

45mg

Sodium

767mg

Carbohydrates

51g

Dietary Fiber      

7g

Protein

37g