Pork Milanese with Creamy Caper and Lemon Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

Creamy Caper and Lemon Sauce:

2/3 cup mascarpone cheese

3 tablespoons mayonnaise

1/4 cup whole milk

1/4 cup capers, drained and chopped

1 lemon, zested

1 tablespoon fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Pork Milanese:

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup seasoned Italian bread crumbs

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

6 thin-cut pork chops

Directions

  1. For the Creamy Caper and Lemon Sauce: Combine the mascarpone and mayonnaise in a medium bowl. Slowly add the milk, stirring as you go, until all the milk is incorporated. Add the remaining ingredients. Stir to combine. Set aside.
  2. For the Pork Milanese: Combine the flour and the 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper in a shallow dish and stir together. Crack the eggs into another shallow dish and beat until combined. In a third shallow bowl, place the breadcrumbs. Season the pork with salt and pepper. Dip the pork, 1at a time first in the flour, then the eggs, then the bread crumbs. Warm the vegetable in a large skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot place the breaded pork in the pan. Cook until golden and cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer the pork to a serving platter and serve with the sauce alongside.

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