Scaloppine al limone (veal escalopes with lemon) -Lombardia
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Categories: Kids, Gluten Free, Dairy free, Healthy, Quick and Easy
This is a quintessential Italian dish, made quickly at home and can be served with salad. In Italy, this dish is made with veal but it can also be made with thinly cut, pounded chicken breast, pork loin or turkey breast.
Recipe type: Main Course (Secondo)
Cuisine: Lombardia
Serves: 4
  1. Juice the lemons.
  2. Mix the juice with 75 mls of the olive oil, a pinch of salt and a pinch of freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Pour this mixture over the veal, cover and let it marinate for 10 minutes to an hour maximum.
  4. Heat a frying pan over medium high heat and add 15 mls olive oil. Remove the veal from the marinade, reserving the marinade, and add to the frying pan in a single layer.
  5. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes until coloured and turn over.
  6. Cook for another 1 to 2 minutes and remove the veal from the pan and place on a serving plate. Add the marinade to the pan.
  7. Cook until it has reduced and very little liquid is left.
  8. Remove from the heat and pour over the veal to serve.
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