Sunday, September 5, 2010

Turkey Piccata

Another great recipe from RedBook's 6 meals under 500 calories. This recipe is usually seen for chicken, but Redbook gives it to us for Turkey.

Turkey Piccata

From Redbook

This recipe has been tested by Redbook

This breaded turkey cutlet served with a white wine sauce is low-fat, only 220 calories per serving, and fast to make.

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 12 min

Cook Time: 9 min


  • 2 lemons
  • 1/3 cup(s) plain breadcrumbs
  • 4 (1/2-inch thick, 1 pound total) turkey breast cutlets
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 pint(s) grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 4 large fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/2 cup(s) dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoon(s) minced shallot
  • 2 tablespoon(s) drained capers
  • 1 tablespoon(s) unsalted butter


  1. Cut off peel and pith from lemons. Cut into slices, then cut slices in half; reserve. Spread breadcrumbs on waxed paper. Press cutlets into crumbs to coat.
  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Lightly spray cutlets with cooking spray. Cook 2 1/2-minutes per side or until golden and no longer pink in thickest parts. Remove to a platter and keep warm.
  3. Add tomatoes and thyme to skillet, raise heat to high, and cook, shaking pan, for 2 to 3 minutes or until tomato skins start to char and split in spots; transfer to platter.
  4. Add wine, shallot, and capers to skillet; boil 1 minute or until wine is reduced by half. Reduce heat and swirl in butter and reserved lemon slices until butter is emulsified. Spoon over turkey and serve with tomatoes.

Nutritional Information
(per serving)

Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat--
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber--