Try This! Fried Capers

updated May 13, 2022
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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.

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