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Lemon caper sauce

Easy Lemon Caper Sauce

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1/3 cup (enough for 1 pound fish or meat) 1x


This delicious lemon caper sauce takes your meal to the next level! Great for salmon, shrimp, chicken, pasta: you name it.


  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons jarred capers, drained
  • 1 whole garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, plus zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 pinch kosher salt


  1.  Melt the butter in a saucepan or skillet over low heat.
  2. Once melted, add the capers and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and remove garlic clove. Stir in the lemon juice, zest and kosher salt. Serve immediately over salmon, white fish, shrimp or chicken.



  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Lemon Caper Sauce