Basic Beurre Blanc

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
1/2 to 1 cup sauce

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 1 to 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  • Please include direction to work quickly and not to overheat mixture as sauce is likely to ?break,? separate.

  • In a saucepan combine vinegar, wine and shallots. Over low to medium heat reduce mixture to about 1 tablespoon of product. Mixture will become like a jam.

  • Over low heat add dots of cold butter while continually whisking. Continue to add, mount, butter quickly, barely allowing for previously added butter to melt. Mixture will appear frothy and creamy.

  • Strain sauce (optional). Season with salt and pepper to taste Serve over steamed asparagus


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