Nut-Brown Caper Butter

A great finisher for pan-fried fish, this sauce compliments the likes of Plaice or Dover Sole. It's quick and easy cooking that follows after you've cooked your fish.

  • Dish Type: Butter
  • Serves: 2
  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 5 mins
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cuisine type: Sauce


  • 25g/1oz Butter
  • 1/2 Lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 tbsp Capers, drained
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf Parsley


  • Milk


  1. Heat the butter and lemon zest in the frying pan used to cook the fish
  2. stir until the butter is melted and turns a nut-brown colour.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the capers, parsley and lemon juice.

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Nutrition per serving

  • Per 100g 273cal / 1127kj
  • Fat 28.5g
  • Saturates 17.9g
  • Carbs 2.1g
  • Sugars 2.0g
  • Protein 1.3g
  • Salt 1.24g