Recipes: Turkey piccata

Turkey piccata

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Serves 6

Recipe created by the Almond Board of California.


1 pound turkey breast slices

1 egg

1/4 cup milk

1/3 cup diced roasted almonds, ground

2/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs

1/4 cup almond oil

1/2 cup condensed chicken broth

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tablespoon capers

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon tarragon, crumbled


Pound turkey between sheets of waxed paper until very thin. Beat egg and milk together. Combine almonds and crumbs in a flat dish.

Dip turkey into egg mixture and then into almond mixture to coat.

Sauté over medium-high heat in almond oil until golden brown on each side; transfer to warm plate. Add chicken broth, lemon juice, capers, Dijon mustard, cornstarch and tarragon to skillet. Cook, stirring constantly until thickened. Spoon over turkey to serve.

Per serving: 339 calories; 18 g fat (2.3 g sat.); 81 mg chol.; 17 g carb.; 4g fiber; 481 mg sodium; 15 mg calcium; 27 g protein