We bake cutlets in the oven - tasty and healthy!

Cutlet is one of the most common dishes that are prepared at home, in cafes and restaurants. Initially, the cutlet was not a Russian dish, but in Russia it was borrowed from France.

In Europe, a cutlet is called a piece of meat with a rib bone. The word comes from the French "cotelette", which appeared from "cote", which means a rib. In Russia, a chop is called minced meat, formed into small oval cakes. Products are prepared in a pan, steamed, in the oven, in the microwave, on the grill.

There are a lot of minced meat options. The basis is taken from the meat of mammals, poultry, fish, vegetables, cereals and more - everything that can be chopped.

Baking preparation

Minced meat is best cooked at home. It is recommended to mix the prepared base thoroughly. It is advisable to keep the meat for 20-30 minutes in the refrigerator before forming the cutlets.

Bread must be taken stale, which absorbs and holds all the juices. When using fresh rolls, the quality of the products deteriorates. Bread (loaf) is soaked in cold milk, water, broth. The amount is taken in a ratio of 20-25% of the volume of meat.

Pay attention to the choice of meat. Pork is suitable with streaks of fat. From beef it is better to choose sirloin, shoulder blade, neck, thick edge. The principle works here: pork should be with fat, and beef or veal - more lean.

Onions are suitable in raw and fried form. When grinding it in a meat grinder, a lot of juice is formed. In all recipes, preheat the oven to 200 ° C, and bake at 180 ° C.

The most delicious poultry patties in the oven

Nutritionists recommend including poultry dishes in the diet - they are nutritious and do not contain many calories.

From turkey

Ingredients:
  • 0.7 kg turkey fillet;
  • onions - 1 piece;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g of bread;
  • 100 ml of milk;
  • salt;
  • spice;
  • breadcrumbs.
How to cook:
  1. Grind the fillet in a meat grinder.
  2. Prepared, soaked bread is passed through a meat grinder.
  3. Grind the peeled onions.
  4. We combine and mix all the ingredients, add salt, egg, spices.
  5. Put the minced meat in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  6. We form small cutlets, breading them in breadcrumbs.
  7. Lay in a prepared pan.
  8. Put in a preheated oven.
  9. Bake for about 40-50 minutes.
Video recipe

From chicken

Chicken meat cutlets are considered a Russian dish, which has been prepared in Russia for a long time. Just baked in the oven. The dish is considered dietary, since no oil is used in cooking. When choosing chicken, it is better to give preference to breast.

Ingredients:
  • 0.5 kg of chicken;
  • 1 egg
  • salt;
  • pepper.
Cooking:
  1. Scroll the fillet in a meat grinder.
  2. Add the egg, salt, spices, mix well.
  3. We form cutlets.
  4. Lay on a prepared baking sheet.
  5. Put in the oven.
  6. Bake for 40-50 minutes.

Cooking juicy beef patties

Ingredients:
  • 1 kg of beef meat;
  • 2 slices of stale white bread;
  • 2 onions;
  • 1 egg
  • salt;
  • pepper to taste.
Cooking:
  1. Grind beef with a meat grinder.
  2. Add peeled, chopped and scrolled onions.
  3. Using a meat grinder, grind bread
  4. We combine the ingredients, add the egg, salt, spices.
  5. We form cutlets.
  6. In the baking sheet we put the workpiece.
  7. Place the preheated oven.
  8. Bake for 30-40 minutes.

Minced pork cutlets with gravy

The recipe uses minced pork prepared in advance or purchased. In this dish, gravy is an important component.

Ingredients:
  • 1 kg of minced pork;
  • onions - 1 piece;
  • 1 egg
  • 300 g of white bread;
  • 100 ml of milk;
  • salt;
  • pepper;
  • 5 tablespoons of sour cream;
  • mustard;
  • ketchup.
Cooking:
  1. Take the pork minced meat, add the peeled, chopped and rolled onions.
  2. Skipping the bread.
  3. We combine the ingredients, put the egg, salt, spices.
  4. Mix thoroughly. We form cutlets, put in a baking sheet.
  5. Cooking the gravy. We mix ketchup, mustard, sour cream, milk, in which the bread crumb was soaked. Mix everything thoroughly.
  6. The resulting gravy fill our base.
  7. Place the oven, bake for 50-60 minutes.

How to bake fish cakes

Fish cakes are best made from pink salmon, carp, cod, pike, burbot, hake, pollock, pike perch, cod, and silver carp. Most often add bread, pork fat to the minced meat.

The technology for cooking fish is not much different from the classic recipe, but there are a few rules that you must follow:

  • When cooking minced meat, carefully choose spices. Best suited: black and white pepper, oregano, white mustard.
  • Pre-fry onions and carrots.
  • Remove large fish bones before passing through a meat grinder.
  • If there are a lot of bones in the fish, roll the meat 2 times.
  • Use a larger grill for the meat grinder, so the cutlets will be juicier.

Classic fish recipe

Ingredients:
  • 500 g fish fillet;
  • 100 g of milk;
  • onions - 1 piece;
  • 1 slice of white bread;
  • 2 tablespoons of sour cream;
  • 1 egg
  • salt;
  • pepper.
Cooking:
  1. Grind the prepared fish fillet.
  2. Pass the soaked bread through a meat grinder.
  3. Chop onions.
  4. Combine all ingredients, add egg, salt, pepper, mix.
  5. Form cutlets, place in a baking dish.
  6. Top with sour cream.
  7. Put in the oven, bake for 20 minutes.
Video recipe

Useful Tips

  • When baking, cutlets do not turn over.
  • The best temperature is 180 ° C.
  • When forming, so that the stuffing does not stick, wet your hands in water.
  • Breading is optional.

Oven cutlets are healthier than fried in a pan: calories are lower because they are cooked without oil, juicier, they contain less fat.

Watch the video: How to Make Quick and Easy Low in Fat Baked Chicken Cutlets (April 2020).

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