Pork Milanese with Caper and Lemon Sauce

A Creamy caper and lemon sauce goes perfectly well with pork chops and some additional pasta makes for a fantastic meal, everyone will think you are a professional chef when they try this dish of yours.

pork milanese

Pork Milanese with Caper and Lemon Sauce

Thanks to lynseykreek for sharing this recipe, recipe by Giada De Laurentis.

pork milanese

Pork Milanese with Caper and Lemon Sauce

Enjoy pork Milanese, this northern Italian classic is so hard to resist. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Pork Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 751kcal


Creamy Caper Sauce

  • 2/3 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup 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
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 cup seasoned Italian bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound pork loin chops 6 portions


  • 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. The sauce is served without being cooked, and you can dip the pork into the sauce. 
  • 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, One at a time first in the flour, then the eggs, then the bread crumbs. Warm the vegetable oil 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.


Calories: 751kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 1320mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 825IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 3.8mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. christine

    I’m sure this receipe is wonderful, but there are “no instructions “what to “do with the sauce mixture after you mix the ingredients”Please finish.It doesn’t mention to “cook it, etc”

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