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Cheesy CHEETOS® Turkey Parm

Prep Time:

10 min

Cook Time:

20 min

Total Time:

30 min



The only problem with Thanksgiving is it doesn’t feature enough cheese! Amiright? Yes. Well, thankfully, CHEETOS® is here to help. It’s easy! Just grab some turkey cutlets, blitz up some Crunchy CHEETOS® in your food processor, coat, and fry. Then, for an extra cheesy bite, add some sliced mozzarella, plenty of Parmigiano Reggiano, and at least a jar (or two!) of your favorite red sauce. Wham, the perfect cheesy CHEETOS® Thanksgiving meal you can cook up in less than an hour. That’s a whole lot faster than baking a turkey, and much, much cheesier! Enjoy the crunch!


  • General:
  • Stuffing Seasoned CHEETOS® Fried Turkey Cutlets

How to make it

  • 1

    Most turkey breasts are sold as whole pieces, roughly 2 ½ to 3 lbs in weight. If you can find a butcher to prepare cutlets for you, wonderful. Ask for 6 8 oz 1/4 cutlets.

  • 2

    If not...

  • 3

    Take your turkey breast and trim off any odd bits, then divide it into even portions by weight; around 8 oz per piece. Depending on the weight of your breast, you may get more and that's okay!

  • 4

    Place each piece between two pieces of parchment and pound out with a rolling pin, meat mallet, or other blunt instrument until even across and 1/2 inch thick and set aside.

  • 5

    Season turkey breast cutlets with salt and pepper.

  • 6

    Set into a large wide bowl, and then in two other bowls add cornstarch and beaten eggs separately.

  • 7

    Add olive oil into the deep frying pan and bring to 350°F.

  • 8

    Take each individual turkey cutlet and dust into cornstarch, shaking off excess and then dipping into egg and then finishing in CHEETOS® dust.

  • 9

    Fry each piece in oil, and fry until crisp and golden on each side, roughly two minutes per side.

  • 10

    Remove each piece to a sheet tray when finished, arranging pieces so they fit.

  • 11

    Top each piece with 1/4 cup sauce and spread to cover almost to the edge. You will have almost half the sauce left over! Enough to double the portion for a large family or make a side of pasta.

  • 12

    Liberally grate parmigiano reggiano over the top of everything; you may not use it all.

  • 13

    Evenly distribute slices of mozzarella over the tops of cutlets, and set into the oven to melt and brown, it should take roughly 15 minutes.

  • 14

    Top each piece with sage leaf and crushed CHEETOS® for garnish, serve immediately.

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