Turkey Piccata Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey Piccata recipe? Learn how to make Turkey Piccata using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by blazedancer

Makes 4 servings



fast and easy dish for the oven or the grill

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey Piccata

2 fruit lemon
4 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons snipped fresh rosemary
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pounds turkey breast tenderloin
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, snipped
1 tablespoon capers, drained

Recipe Directions for Turkey Piccata

  1. cut the tenderloins horizontally into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

  2. Finely shred enough peel from one of the lemons to make 1 teaspoon; set aside. Halve and squeeze the juice from that lemon (should have about 3 tablespoons); set aside. Cut the other lemon into very thin slices; set aside.

  3. For rub, in a small bowl combine the shredded lemon peel, 2 teaspoons of the olive oil, the rosemary, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle the mixture evenly over both sides of turkey steaks; rub in with your fingers.

  4. For a charcoal grill, grill turkey on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 6 minutes. Arrange lemon slices on top of turkey, overlapping if necessary. Cover and grill for 6 to 9 minutes more or until turkey is no longer pink (170 degree F). (For a gas grill, preheat gas grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place turkey on the grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)

  5. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan combine the remaining olive oil, the lemon juice,

  6. Remove turkey steaks to a serving platter. Drizzle with the warm caper mixture. Sprinkle with parsley. Makes 4 servings.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 164.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
177
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
279mg
12%
Potassium
71mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
4.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
28.9g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 2% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin C
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