Using lemon segments gives the sauce of this turkey piccata a sweetness and body that lemon juice alone would not achieve. Capers are the pickled flower buds of the caper bush; the berries are pickled seed pods. Make it a meal: Serve over whole-wheat angel hair pasta. Arugula-Mushroom Salad makes a nice first course. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 1998

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Remove skin and white pith from lemon with a sharp knife. Working over a bowl to catch the juice, cut the lemon segments from their surrounding membranes. Chop segments coarsely and reserve with the juice.

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  • Combine flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Lightly dredge turkey in the flour mixture and pat off excess. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the turkey to the pan and cook until the outside is golden brown and the interior is no longer pink, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter and keep warm.

  • Add garlic to the pan and cook, stirring, for several seconds. Pour in broth and bring to a boil, stirring and scraping up any browned bits. Boil for 1 minute. Stir in the reserved lemon segments and juice, capers and sugar; cook for 30 seconds longer. Add butter and swirl the skillet until it has melted.

  • Spoon sauce over the cutlets, sprinkle with parsley and pepper. Garnish with caper berries, if using.

Nutrition Facts

206 calories; 4.9 g total fat; 1.6 g saturated fat; 50 mg cholesterol; 483 mg sodium. 69 mg potassium; 10.4 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 29.7 g protein; 143 IU vitamin a iu; 8 mg vitamin c; 33 mcg folate; 12 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 5 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 4 stars
12/12/2012
Family favorite My children love this meal. I add quartered artichoke hearts and serve over spaghetti squash to increase the veggie servings. Good leftovers too. Pros: Easy fast Read More
Rating: 4 stars
01/16/2012
Go-to meal on a weeknight This is really quick and easy and is literally my kids' favorite meal. I serve it with brown rice and everyone is tempted to lick his plate. I always add more capers than the recipe calls for. Pros: Easy fast and a hit with the kids Read More