Lemon Caper Sauce

Updated: Jul 18, 2024

Lemon Caper Sauce
General Information
  • Sauces & Toppings
  • Zesty
  • 3 minutes
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-Free
  • 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons of capers (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons of butter
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons of parsley (chopped)


The buttery base of this lemon caper sauce provides a smooth, velvety richness, while the juice of a lemon adds a vibrant, tangy punch. Garlic infuses the sauce with a subtle, savory warmth, and capers contribute a distinctive briny, slightly salty burst that enhances the overall flavor profile. The result is a harmonious blend of creamy, zesty, and umami flavors that beautifully complements a wide range of protein dishes.

  1. In a skillet, melt the butter on low heat.(2 minutes)
  2. Add in the garlic and lemon juice, give it a mix, and cook for about 30 seconds.(30 seconds)
  3. Add the capers and cook the sauce for another 30 seconds.(30 seconds)
  4. Remove from the heat, add salt to taste, garnish with parsley, and enjoy right away!