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Lemon Veal Piccata

No recipe image available.Seasoned and floured veal scallops are sautéed until golden and served with a buttery lemon and caper pan sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound veal scallops, pounded thin
All-purpose flour
Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 cup dry white wine or sherry
1/2 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons capers
1 small lemon, peeled, white removed and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley
Additional parsley and lemon slices for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Season cutlets with salt and pepper; dredge in flour.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and lightly brown both sides of cutlets, about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  3. Add the garlic to skillet and sauté for a few seconds. Add wine or sherry and bring to boil. Reduce liquid to 1/3-cup.
  4. Stir in capers and lemon slices. Return to a boil.
  5. Remove from heat and swirl in the butter and parsley.
  6. Dip the veal slices into the sauce, place on a serving platter and top with remaining sauce. Garnish with additional parsley and lemon slices, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.