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Turkey a la Oscar Recipe
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Turkey a la Oscar

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"This is a creative way to serve turkey. Asparagus and shrimp drowned in hollandaise sauce make a rich and exciting topping."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Place the water and asparagus in a saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook covered 5 minutes. Remove cover and cook 1 or 2 minutes, until tender. Drain and set aside, but keep warm.
  2. Melt the margarine in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the turkey cutlets 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until browned and no longer pink on the inside. Remove turkey from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add the garlic and shrimp to the already heated skillet. Cook over medium-high heat 1 or 2 minutes, stirring constantly until the shrimp is heated through.
  4. Prepare hollandaise sauce according to package directions.
  5. Place each turkey cutlet on a plate. Top with the asparagus and shrimp. Spoon hollandaise sauce over all.
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  • Note
  • When using leftover turkey, simply reheat until heated through, and skip the cooking step. Crabmeat may be substituted for shrimp.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 20, 2008

This was just incredible for a number of reasons. First, it's super easy and takes mere minutes to prepare. Second, it makes for a beautiful and impressive presentation. Third, this is great for those watching their carbs. And last, it's delicious! I used turkey cutlets, but I think pounded flat chicken breasts would be better (hubby disagrees vigorously on this point, preferring the turkey). I browned them, for just a couple of minutes, in a mixture of olive oil and butter and, of course, the minced garlic. I used fresh asparagus rather than frozen. Most important, for the sauce, I used part milk, part water, and added some fresh lemon juice, which I think gave it a huge boost in flavor, as well as a little tang. I had debated adding some fresh tarragon to make it a Bearnaise sauce (since I have it growing in my garden anyway) and really wish I would have. The good thing is that I can always try that next time, since I WILL be making this again. Too easy and too good not to! I garnished this with a sprinkle of finely chopped parsley and the result was a dish worthy of serving to company.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 13, 2007

I thought this was okay, it wasn't bad, but it wasn't good enough to make very often. My 8 year old daughter loved it, but I think she'd eat anything smothered in hollandaise sauce. I used fresh asparagus because I never use frozen. I also didn't add the shrimp in because I didn't have any. It was pretty easy to make.


21 Ratings

Jan 28, 2004

What a great idea! I made this as directed except I used 1 lb fresh asparagus for 4 people instead of the frozen. The finished producut looks especially impressinve! We were not that impressed with the texture of the turkey cutlets, so next time I'll use boneless, skinless chicken breasts pounded thin. Thanks for and easy impressive recipe!

Feb 26, 2004

My husband and I loved this dish!! I followed the recipe exactly. I served it with salad and crispy bread. Looks Great! Will make again!! Thanks.

Jun 07, 2011

A great, easy recipe (only had chicken thighs). Nice for company. A keeper!

Jan 04, 2009

This was really easy & everyone loved it! I used chicken breast pounded flat, imitation crab meat instead of shrimp, and made the hollandaise from the "Blender hollandaise sauce" recipe on this site.

Jun 01, 2008

We all enjoyed this dinner. I also steamed fresh asparagus like other reviewers. The sauce could have used some lemon juice, and I will try it again with that addition. I also tried 1/4 t. dried tarragon, which someone else suggested & enjoyed the flavor boost. This was an easy & enjoyable meal... thanks!

Nov 08, 2007

We had this for last night's dinner and it not only was picture perfect but also delicious. As suggested by a prior reviewer, I used skinless boneless chicken breasts which had to be pounded a bit and fresh asparagus cooked in the microwave. The chicken had to be cooked more than 3 minutes on each side. I used Knoor's Hollandaise sauce made as directed on the packet but next time will add a little lemon juice. Easy to make and totally delish.


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  • Calories
  • 230 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.4 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 37.3 g
  • 75%
  • Sodium
  • 363 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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