Turkey Scalloppini with Capers and Lemon

Culinary Setting



2 c flour

2 c bread crumbs, fresh

To Taste salt and pepper

As Needed olive oil

1-1/2 tbsp shallots, chopped

1 tbsp garlic, minced

1/3 c capers, drained

1 c dry white wine

1 c TURKEY or chicken stock

1 lb butter, cubed and kept cold

2/3 c fresh lemon juice


Pound turkey breasts into scalloppini filets. Mix flour and bread crumbs with salt and pepper to taste.

Heat saute pan with olive oil. Dredge turkey through the flour/bread crumb mixture, then saute both sides until fully cooked. Place onto a sheet pan and keep warm.

Add shallots, garlic, and capers to saute pan and saute until lightly golden. Deglaze pan with wine. Reduce by 1/2. Add stock and reduce by 1/2. Add butter and swirl in pan until all is melted into the sauce. Finish with lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat.

Serve with basil mashed potatoes and a variety of grilled vegetables (red and yellow pepper, eggplant, zucchini, and fennel).

Garnish with a lemon wheel twist.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 580

Calories from Fat 350

Total Fat 40 g

% Daily Total Fat 62

Saturated Fat 15 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 75

Cholesterol 10 g

% Daily Cholesterol 3

Sodium 510 mg

% Daily Sodium 21

Total Carbohydrates 10 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 3

Dietary Fiber 0 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 0

Sugars 1 g

Protein 42 g

% Daily Protein 10

% Daily Vitamin C 6

% Daily Calcium 4

% Daily Iron 15