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Lemon Caper Sauce

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Lemon Caper Sauce

Lemon Caper Sauce

Photo: Diana Rattray
Use this delicious sauce with grilled or broiled salmon, tuna, chicken breasts, or turkey cutlets. This is a simple but elegant sauce.


  • 2 teaspoon capers, drained and rinsed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


If capers are large, chop.

In a small skillet, melt butter; add garlic, lemon juice, zest, and capers. Simmer over low heat for about 30 seconds. Stir in parsley. Remove from heat.
Makes enough sauce to drizzle over 4 tuna steaks, chicken breasts, or salmon fillets.

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 5 out of 5
YUM!, Member ladams1221

This sauce is delicious with chicken and pasta, too. The ingredients list should include 2 tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley. Also, I drain, but don't rinse my capers - I love that briny taste. For a thicker version you can stir 1/4 cup flour into the melted butter, cooking over medium for about 2 minutes, then continue with the recipe.

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