You will love this air fryer turkey steak! It is flavorful, tender, and juicy, if you have ever wondered if you can cook turkey steaks in your air fryer then today's recipe is for you and the simple answer is yes. You will be pleasantly surprised by how quickly this recipe comes together. Let me show you how to make it.
Air fryer turkey steaks recipe
This recipe couldn't be easier to make! Cooking turkey steaks in an air fryer is a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table any day of the weeknight in no time. It is a healthy dish that is packed full of protein, 100g of turkey steaks is packed with over 20g of protein.
Turkey chicken breast steak is a healthier alternative to traditional beef steak dishes or turkey roast. The steak is cut from boneless turkey breast, which is lean and super healthy.
If you are still sitting on the fence about cooking turkey cutlets in the air fryer, now is the time to give it a try! You will be amazed at how easy and flavorful this dish comes together. If cooked right, then you won't have to worry about overcooking it or if it would be dry.
I promise you if you follow the step-by-step instruction in this recipe then you will be guaranteed a perfectly cooked turkey steak that is moist, tender, and delicious. Depending on the thickness of the steak, you can have this dish from the air fryer to the table under 10 minutes. It is truly effortless!
With minimal effort and a few ingredients, you can cook an utterly delicious turkey steak that you will find yourself making again and again.
Related recipes: stovetop turkey steak, air fryer pork steaks, air fryer frozen steaks, how to cook steak in air fryer and air fryer steak bites.
Turkey steaks seasoning
Seasoning turkey steak is simple and you can easily use whatever spices and herbs you have on hand. If the herbs work with chicken then you can use them on turkey too.
Here is a simple yet the best way to season and marinate turkey breast steak that is flavorful and you will be going back to it every time. You can never go wrong with these 4 ingredients.
- Smoked paprika: sub with sweet parika
- Garlic granules
- Onion powder
- Italian seasoning
These 4 seasoning ingredients will transform the turkey steaks into something tasty and more importantly, you can use it to season any other poultry of choice as well.
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and add a few tablespoons of olive oil to create the marinade. If time is of the essence then you can cook the steak without marinating it.
What you will need to make air fryer turkey cutlets
To make this recipe, you will need the following handful of ingredients
Skinless boneless turkey steaks: These are also referred to as turkey cutlets as they are cut from turkey breast.
Seasoning: I used a combination of smoked paprika, onion powder, garlic granules, and Italian seasoning.
Olive oil: sub with any other flavorless cooking oil
Parmesan cheese: this is optional but highly recommend as it adds tons of flavor to the steaks.
Salt and black pepper
How to make air fryer turkey steaks
In a small bowl, combine smoked paprika, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and garlic granules and mix to combine.
Preheat the air fryer to 190C/385F for 3-5 minutes
Pat the turkey steaks with a kitchen paper towel then season both sides with salt and black pepper. Brush oil on the steaks and sprinkle the seasoning all over them making sure it is well coated.
Finally, sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese on the steaks then pat it down into the meat so that it sticks on.
Carefully arrange the seasoned steak in the preheated air fryer and air fry for 5-6 minutes flipping it halfway through the cooking time so that it cooks evenly.
Remove the cooked steaks from the air fryer immediately and serve with other sides of your choice.
How long to cook turkey steaks in air fryer
The cooking time of turkey steaks in the air fryer will depend on the thickness of the steak. Here in the UK, the thickness of turkey steaks is usually around 1cm and always less than 1 inch thick and that is for a thicker steak. An average cooking time in the air fryer is around 5-10 minutes at 190C/385F flipping it halfway through.
For safe consumption, the steaks / cutlets must be fully cooked to at least 165F/74C internally. Use a meat thermometer to check the doneness of the steak. Alternatively, cut into the steak and it should be white and opaque with no trace of pink.
More air fryer recipes you should try next
Air fryer cilantro lime chicken
How to cook frozen Tilapia in the air fryer
New to the air fryer, here is a quick guide on how to use an air fryer in easy steps
Air Fryer Turkey Steaks (Turkey Cutlets)
- 1 pound turkey steaks about 6-7 1cm thick steaks
- ½ Tablespoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 Tablespoon garlic granules
- 1 Teaspoon Italian seasoning.
- 1 ½ Tablespoons olive oil
- ½ cup parmesan cheese grated
- In a small bowl, combine smoked paprika, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and garlic granules and mix to combine.
- Preheat the air fryer to 190C/385F for 3-5 minutes
- Pat the turkey steaks with a kitchen paper towel then season both sides with salt and black pepper. Brush oil on the steaks and sprinkle the seasoning all over them making sure it is well coated.½ Tablespoon smoked paprika, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 Tablespoon garlic granules, 1 Teaspoon Italian seasoning., 1 ½ Tablespoons olive oil
- Finally, sprinkle some grated parmesan cheese on the steaks then pat it down into the meat so that it sticks on.½ cup parmesan cheese grated
- Carefully arrange the seasoned steak in the preheated air fryer and air fry for 5-6 minutes flipping it halfway through the cooking time so that it cooks evenly.
- Remove the cooked steaks from the air fryer immediately and serve with other sides of your choice.
Nutritional data: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients and brands you use. Under no circumstances will thedinnerbite.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting for your reliance on nutritional information.
So there you have it, another easy and delicious air fryer dinner recipe that the whole family will love. As always, if you made this recipe, I would love to hear from you! Kindly rate the recipe 5 star and leave me feedback in the comment section below. Tag me @thedinnerbite on Instagram and save it away to your Pinterest. Please subscribe to the blog if you haven’t for free new recipes in your inbox
Leave a Reply