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Brown Butter and Lemon Sauce

Photo: Quentin Bacon


  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 129
  • caloriesfromfat 98 %
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • cholesterol 38 mg
  • sodium 160 mg
  • carbohydrate 1 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • sugars 0 g
  • protein 1 g

How to Make It

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Continue to cook until it turns golden brown (but not dark brown). Remove from heat. Add the lemon juice and capers and stir. Pour or spoon the sauce over cooked meat or fish.

    Good for: Chicken, pork, or fish