Microwave fried capers

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2 tablespoons of fried capers
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Add some tasty texture to your next sandwich with fried capers. Sprinkle a salty and crispy addition onto your next sub or even add them to the top of a cooked slice of pizza.


  • 13 cup olive oil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons capers, rinsed and dried


Rinse off 2 or 3 tablespoons of capers and dry them on a paper towel.

Add 1/3 cup olive oil and all of your capers to a microwave-safe bowl. Make sure the capers are covered by the oil.

Cover bowl with a paper towel, unless you like caper explosions. 

Microwave for about 2 minutes, remove from microwave and stir.

Microwave another 2 minutes and then remove from the microwave. Strain the capers with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate. The capers will continue to fry if you leave them in the oil. 


You can fry fewer capers if you want. Just know that if you reduce the number of capers or reduce the amount of oil, your capers will fry MUCH faster. 

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