Beurre Noisette

Beurre Noisette

This warm butter sauce can be used to enliven winter vegetables, fish or chicken, omelets and pasta.

Author: Chefs at Dilworthtown
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time:
Total time: 15 minutes


  • 1/2 Butter, unsalted, diced, room temperature
  • 2 lemons, halved and juiced, seeds removed
  • 4 tablespoons capers, drained
  • kosher salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  1. Place the butter in a heavy bottom sauce pan on medium heat.
  2. Slowly cook the butter, monitoring it always until it starts to turn a light brown in color.
  3. Carefully add in the capers and lemon juice, cook an additional minute, season with salt and pepper to taste and reserve.