Turkey Cutlets With Citrus-Fig Sauce

1 poundFresh turkey breast slices or cutlets *
To tasteSalt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoonsOlive or vegetable oil, divided
1 cupThinly sliced red onion
1 cupValley Fig Growers Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid Calimyrna or Mission Figs, stemmed, and halved or quartered
½ teaspoonFinely grated lime zest
1 cup Orange sections (2 large oranges), peeled and membrane removed
2 - 3 tablespoonsFinely chopped crystallized ginger
2 tablespoonsChopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoonFresh lime juice
2 teaspoonsHoney

 

Season turkey slices on both sides with salt and pepper.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Add turkey; cook 2 to 4 minutes on each side, till browned and cooked through. Remove from heat to warm serving platter.

Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in same skillet over medium heat. Add onion; stir about 1 minute to soften. Add figs, 1/3 cup water and zest; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes, until liquid evaporates.

Remove from heat; stir in orange sections, ginger, parsley, lime juice and honey. Serve over turkey.

*If turkey breast slices (cutlets) are not available, substitute with chicken breast cutlets.


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