Cheese Piccata
Succulent Halloumi Cheese in rich, buttery and lemony sauce makes this delicious Cheese Piccata. 
Servings Prep Time
2people 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
2people 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 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
  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.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Cheese Piccata
Amount Per Serving
Calories 616 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 29g 145%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 2082mg 87%
Potassium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0.2g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 3%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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