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Lemon Caper Butter Sauce
See how to make a simple, classic French butter sauce with lemon and capers. See more
  • READY IN 15 mins

Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

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"This simple lemon caper butter sauce is the perfect accompaniment to sauteed sole."

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Directions

  1. Crush capers in a small bowl with the back of a spoon.
  2. Melt 1/2 teaspoon butter in a skillet over medium-high heat until the butter foams and is golden; saute capers until fragrant, about 15 seconds. Add lemon juice, bring to a simmer, and cook, stirring frequently, until liquid is reduced by one-third, 1 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir cold butter and savory into lemon mixture, stirring constantly until butter is completely melted and sauce is shiny and thick, about 1 minute.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 5 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins
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Jun 14, 2014

This is just one serving but has a crazy amount of butter and lemon. I love lemons and capers so I just tried it as a late night snack to go over gnocchi...well it was horrible I hate to say. The juice of two lemons for one serving was way overpowering. I had to redo it with some broth and herbs to make several servings. Wanted to like it but couldn't. Sorry. I usually like this chef's recipes.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 269 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.6 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 10.9 g
  • 44%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 827 mg
  • 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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