Lemon Caper Sauce


Serving Size:
2 tablespoons

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon all-purpose white flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 


  1. Melt butter in the skillet over low heat.  Add flour and stir to mix.
  2. Pour broth into flour mixture and continue stirring for 1 minute. 
  3. Add wine, lemon juice, capers and pepper.  Continue to stir and cook until sauce thickens, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Substitute finely ground black pepper for white pepper if desired.
  • Serve sauce over fish, chicken, meat or cooked pasta or vegetable of choice.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 49

Protein 0 g

Carbohydrates 1 g

Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 11 mg

Sodium 55 mg

Potassium 28 mg

Phosphorus 8 mg

Calcium 3 mg

Fiber 0 g

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  • 1 fat

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