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Crispy, nutty, and briny, Fried Capers are magical little flavor bombs that add an incredible dimension of flavor and texture to salads, pasta, meat, and vegetable dishes. #garnish #italian #recipe #easy #quick #flavor #fried #whatare #howtouse

Fried Capers - Magical Flavor Bombs for Your Food

  • Total Time: 5 minutes


  • Jarred capers in brine
  • vegetable or olive oil to fill small saucepan 1/8 inch deep


  1. Pour oil into small sauce pan to 1/8 inch deep.
  2. Heat oil until shimmering or 350F.
  3. Drain capers and dry on paper towels or kitchen towel.
  4. Add capers to pan without overcrowding, in batches if making a large quantity.
  5. Fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Carefully remove capers from oil with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel.
  7. Let rest a few minutes before using. If making ahead, they can stay uncovered at room temperature for several hours.
  8. To store, keep in covered container at room temperature for several days.
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: fried capers