How To Cook Turkey Breast Cutlets In Air Fryer


  • its an easy recipe for a simple meal
  • really delicious
  • low in fat and calories
  • super satisfying
  • adaptable (pick and choose your favorite spices)
  • easy to pair with almost any side dish
  • kid friendly
  • its the best way to air fry turkey breast meat
  • perfect for a smaller Thanksgiving

How To Cook Turkey Breast Cutlets In Air Fryer

See the recipe card at the bottom of the post for the complete recipe and quantities.

  • If you are unable to locate turkey cutlets, slice a small turkey tenderloin horizontally.
  • I used a coarse poultry seasoning that had dried herb chunks in it. Reduce the amount to ½ teaspoon if you use regular ground poultry seasoning.
  • Sweet paprika Depending on your preferences and what you have on hand, you can also use hot or smoked paprika.
  • Salt and pepper

Tips for Cooking Turkey Cutlets

  • Cut your turkey breast: If you want to save money, use a whole, skinless, boneless turkey breast and cut the cutlets by hand. When you make your own turkey breast cutlets, you can choose between thinner and thicker pieces. For a quick lunch, you can also divide them into individual portions. Freeze and thaw when you need them!.
  • Use your imagination when it comes to seasonings: add cajun spices, red pepper flakes, or cayenne to make spicy turkey breast cutlets. Or, try an herby seasoning blend. You’ll adore the assortment of tastes and distinct aromas that come with air-fried turkey.
  • Serve for lunch or dinner. These breaded turkey cutlets are delicious for either meal. Additionally, you can modify it to fit your diet or keep it low-carb.

Keep leftovers in the fridge for up to three days in an airtight container.

Meal Prep: Using meal prep containers, divide the recipe into individual servings.

Why I love this turkey cutlet recipe

  • It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe to cook turkey breast slices in the air fryer—it’s ready in less than ten minutes!
  • Friendly to Ketos: Include this keto recipe in your repertoire of simple air fryer recipes.
  • Perfect for lunch – It’s easy to put together and works well with salads or sandwiches.
  • Even better for supper: pair with your preferred sides for a simple family meal.

These turkey cutlets can be made in the air fryer with just a few ingredients.

Turkey Breast Cutlets: You can either buy already made cutlets or cut up a skinless, boneless turkey breast yourself. With the latter, you can choose between thinner and thicker slices. But this quick and simple recipe makes delicious turkey that has already been cut.

Seasonings: You can get creative with your flavorings, but I like to keep mine basic. For this recipe, I use a blend of paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

See the recipe card for quantities.