As the festive season comes nearer, you can try out these smothered turkey chop recipes for your next attempt. You can easily find all the necessary ingredients in your nearest supermarket. You will have a lot of fun cooking these turkey chops.
All you have to do is follow the instructions exactly as they are and make sure the turkey chops are perfectly cooked. The flavor of these turkey chops integrated with all the other savory ingredients create a delicious and mouth watering feast that you cannot say no to.
How to Cook Turkey Chops?
The process of cooking turkey chops is a bit lengthy but the end result makes it totally worth it. The turkey chops are disced, cured, and coated with spices and other ingredients. Then comes the process of baking the turkey chops with all other ingredients. It makes a delicious dish to cook and enjoy during the holiday season!
Ingredients We Used:
2 Pounds of Turkey Chops
½ a Cup of All Purpose Flour
½ a Teaspoon of Ground Black Pepper
1 ½ Teaspoons of Kosher Salt
1 Teaspoon of Poultry Seasoning
1 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder
1 Teaspoon of Onion Powder
¼of a Cup of Vegetable Oil, for Frying
4 Tablespoons of Salted Butter
4 Cups of Turkey Stock
¼of a Cup of Half & Half
¼ of a Cup of Thinly Sliced Medium Onion
1 Tablespoon of Minced Garlic
⅔ of a Cups of Thinly Sliced Mushrooms
Method of Preparing Baked Turkey Chops
Step 1: On both sides, season the turkey chops with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. Toss the chops with the all-purpose flour in a large freezer bag.
Step 2: Shake the bag until the pork chops are well floured. Remove the chops from the bag, but leave the flour behind.
Step 3: 1/4 cup vegetable oil, heated in a medium sized pan over medium heat Once each side of the chops has gone brown, remove them from the pan.
Step 4: Place the chops in a large baking dish. Return the pan to the heat and melt 4 tablespoons of butter.
Step 5: Stir it in, then add the rest of the flour and whisk again. Slowly pour in the turkey stock while whisking.
Step 6: Whisk in the half-and-half until smooth. Whisk in the minced garlic, onions, and mushrooms after that.
Allow for 5 minutes of cooking time before turning off the heat. Pour the gravy over the turkey chops. Wrap the baking dish in foil.
Step 7: Preheat the oven to 350° F and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. After removing from the oven, let aside for 5 minutes to cool. Enjoy with your favorite side dishes!
Recipe to Make Grilled Turkey Chops
The previous process of baking the turkey chops differs from grilling them. This specific recipe will discuss the method of grilling turkey chops. This also has gravy included.
It is a delicious dish that is similar to the baked turkey chops. But the grilling method provides a different smoky flavor to the turkey. Without further ado, here is the recipe.
Ingredients We Used:
2 Teaspoon of Paprika
1 Teaspoon of Cumin
½ a Teaspoon of Oregano
½ a Teaspoon of Salt
1/2 Teaspoon of Sugar
1 ¼ Pounds or 4 Turkey Breast Cutlets
Method of Preparing Turkey Chops with Grill
Step 1: In a small bowl, combine paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, and sugar. 1 tablespoon of the spice mixture should be rubbed on both sides of the turkey cutlets. While the grill is heating up over medium-high heat, set aside.
Step 2: Grill 3–4 minutes on each side over medium-high heat, or until cutlets are no longer pink and internal temperature reaches 170°F.
Step 3: Remove from heat and serve warm with rice or bread bowls. Garnish With freshly chopped cilantro and enjoy!
Tips From Our Chefs
Here are some tips about these dishes that you can follow too:
Make sure the internal temperature of the turkey doesn’t get too overheated. Otherwise you will be having dry turkey for a meal and that is not a nice dish to have.
Let the juices reduce nicely to create a delicious flavorful gravy. This will help with the side dishes merging with turkey chops. You will be able to enjoy your meal better.
These recipes are some of the best that you can follow to make great dishes to add to your dinner menu.
These dishes are amazing because of the perfect mixing of spices and they came together to create phenomenal taste. You will definitely succeed in cooking these awesome turkey recipes.
Just follow the instructions and keep an eye out when the chops are baking or grilling. And you will end up with great dishes to add and enjoy!