Turkey Cutlets with Lemon-Caper Sauce

Turkey Cutlets with Lemon-Caper Sauce Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Amy Burke


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 25 Minutes


1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 pound turkey cutlets
3 tablespoons butter, divided
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup dry white wine
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 tablespoons capers
Garnishes: lemon wedges, chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


1. Combine flour, salt, and pepper; dredge turkey in mixture.

2. Melt 2 Tbsp. butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add turkey, and cook, in batches, 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer to a serving dish, and keep warm.

3. Add white wine, lemon juice, and remaining 1 Tbsp. butter to skillet, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Cook 2 minutes or just until thoroughly heated.

4. Stir in garlic, parsley, and capers; spoon over turkey. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.


December 2010
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