Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

Lemon Caper Butter Sauce

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Chef John 19468

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

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 269 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 827 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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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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. ...

Very lemony, so next time I will be cutting lemon juice at least in half and compensating with butter. But the flavor of the sauteed carpers in the butter sauce was amazing!

Waaaaayyyyyy too much lemon! Cut lemon in half or more. Otherwise, simple to make.