Monday, January 17, 2011

Pork Chops Piccata

This is one of my favorite pork chop recipes!  I love piccata - the yummy flavor from the lemons and the salty goodness from the capers - yum yum yum!  The kids enjoyed it too which makes this a double winner in my book.  I served this with broccoli and peas and a delicious Curried Rice (I'll post this recipe later.)  Enjoy!

1 egg
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
4 boneless pork chops
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large shallot, chopped
1/2 cup white wine
3/4 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons capers
2 tablespoons lemon juice

What you do:
In a shallow dish, whisk your egg and mustard ,  In another dish (or on waxed paper) place breadcrumbs.  Dip chops in egg mixture and then coat in crumbs.
Heat butter and oil in a skillet.  Add the chops and cook until golden (about 3 minutes per side.) 
Remove from pan.  Add shallot and saute 1 minute.  Add wine and cook 1 more minute.  Stir in broth, capers and lemon juice.  Add pork chops back to skillet and simmer covered, 3-4 minutes.


  1. Yum! I have been trying to use mustard in more of my recipes lately. It looks great!

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  2. Looks yummy. New follower from Mixed Bag Monday. Looking forward to your posts I need all the help I can get, especially in the craft department.
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  3. Hi, this really does jazz up pork doesn't it. I am bookmarking this. I do love pork and am glad to have a new recipe to make with it. Joni

  4. I am a HUGE piccata lover as well! Anything with capers makes me extremely happy. Looks delicious!

  5. Oooh, I just got some pork on sale this weekend, looks like a winner here! :)

  6. Oh, my. That looks wonderful. I'm always on the hunt for new pork recipes. I'm saving this in my favs to try soon.

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  7. My husband would like this! Following you on GFC now, I hope you'll come visit my blog!

  8. I love chicken piccata but sounds great with pork!

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  10. Just made this for dinner tonight ~ so yummy!! Thanks for the recipe!

    Kaitlyn @ The Birds Nest

  11. I thought I was the only one that likes capers! I'll have to try this.


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