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Fried Caper and Orange Slaw



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup capers, patted dry
  • 2 oranges, peeled, quartered lengthwise, and sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 cup slivered red onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup small mint leaves

How to Make It

  1. Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add capers and sauté until pale golden, 3 minutes. Transfer to paper towels.

  2. In a bowl, combine oranges, onion, cayenne, lemon juice, remaining 1 tbsp. oil, and salt. Just before serving, stir in lettuce, mint, and capers.