How are Capers used in cooking?
There’s little prep needed and they can simply be added to salads (including pasta, chicken, and potato salads), used as a condiment or garnish, or chopped finely for dressings and sauces. They’re also cooked with roasted vegetables and a variety of main dishes or used as a pizza topping.
What does piccata mean in cooking?
: thin slices of meat (such as veal) that are dredged in flour, sautéed, and served in a lemon and butter sauce.
What’s the difference between chicken piccata and chicken francese?
“Francese and piccata are very similar. The difference between the two is for Francese, the chicken breast is first dipped in flour, then into a beaten egg mixture, before being cooked. Both are then simmered in a lemony butter sauce, but the piccata sauce includes capers.”