Try This! Fried Capers

Have you ever had fried capers? Crispy, nutty, and briny, these little blossoms add big impact to salads, pasta, meat, and vegetable dishes.

Fried capers take just seconds to make, yet they add such a wonderful, unexpected dimension to even the simplest dishes. Check out Jacques Pépin's tutorial and some recipes for inspiration.

Minute Recipe: Fried Capers, from Jacques Pépin
Note: Although Chef Pépin suggests large capers and uses a deep fryer, the small, non-pareil capers and a deep pan work just fine.

Recipes:
Pasta with Fried Capers, Lemon and Goat Cheese, from The Kitchn
Amanda Hesser's Beet Salad with Horseradish and Fried Capers, from The Wednesday Chef
Chicken Piccata Recipe with Fried Capers, from Kalyn's Kitchen
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Fried Capers, from CHOW
Spaghettini with Eggplant and Fried Capers, from Food & Wine

Related:
Seasonal Recipe Spotlight: Capers
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Emily Ho is a Los Angeles-based writer, recipe developer, and educator on topics such as food preservation, wild food, and herbalism. She is a Master Food Preserver and founder of LA Food Swap and Food Swap Network. Learn more at Roots & Marvel

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