Cheese Piccata
Servings Prep Time
2people 5minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 5minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 8oz halloumi cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8cup flour for dredging
  • 2tbsp butter
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup brined capers, rinsed
  • 1/4cup dry white wine (such as a Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 3tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4cup chopped fresh parsley
  • black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cut the Halloumi cheese into 1/3-inch slices and sprinkle some pepper on top. Dredge the slices in flour. Beat the egg in a shallow dish and set aside.
  2. In a large, non-stick skillet melt 1 tbsp of butter with olive oil on medium high heat. Dip the floured cheese in the egg and transfer onto a hot pan. Fry the slices for about 1 minute on each side, until the egg starts to brown.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium and remove the cheese.
  4. Add the wine, lemon juice and capers to the pan and give it a stir. Cook the sauce for a few minutes and add the remaining butter and parsley. Return the cheese to the pan and turn off the heat.
  5. Plate the cheese and serve with the sauce poured on top.