Crispy and crunchy pan-fried pork cutlets that are the perfect easy weeknight meal. It is a very simple, easy to prepare meal that is refined enough to serve at a dinner party.
Prep time 15 Min | Cook Time 17 Min | Serves 4-6


  • 1 lb fresh Pork Boneless Loin, pounded thin
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 cups 00 Flour
  • 3 cups Seasoned Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tsp Nonpareil Capers
  • 1 oz Oil Cured Olives, pitted
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 can Artichokes in Brine (5-7 – 14 oz), drained and sliced
  • 1/2 cup Cannellini Beans, drained
  • 5 Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Chefs Cut Roasted Peppers, drained
  • 1 cup Italian Whole Peeled Tomatoes, sliced
  • 3/4 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Flat Leaf Parsley, chopped
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, shaved into curls
  • Imported Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for frying
  • Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • Fine Sicilian Sea Salt, to taste
  • Crushed Red Pepper, to taste


  • Wash pork loin and pat dry.
  • Slice into thin cutlets, approximately 8 pieces, and set aside.
  • Lightly tenderize pork using a meat tenderizer, with plastic wrap covering pork.
  • Using a fork, whisk eggs until they are beaten, then place in a bowl and set aside.
  • Set up a breading station with one bowl flour, one eggs, and one with breadcrumbs.
  • Bread the pork by first coating it in the flour, dipping it in the eggs and then coating with breadcrumbs.
  • Pour 1/2 cup olive oil into a heated sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Place the breaded pork cutlet into the oil and fry until golden brown on each side, approximately 3 minutes.
  • Remove when pork is fully cooked and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a separate sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic, sundried tomatoes, artichokes, tomatoes, crushed red pepper, roasted peppers, beans, olives and capers; sauté until tender.
  • Place pork pieces in a pre-heated oven at 350˚F for 15 minutes. Add butter and chicken stock to pan and cook until it creates a sauce.
  • Pour sauce over pork cutlet and garnish with chopped parsley and cheese.

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