Bearnaise sauce recipe

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The classic French sauce made of clarified butter and egg yolks flavoured with tarragon and shallots.

The perfect accompaniment for steaks and fish dishes.

Bearnaise sauce recipe
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:453
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:7th November 2012

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  1. Add the tarragon vinegar and chopped shallots to a small pan and bring to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and lower to a simmer.
  3. Reduce the liquid by half.
  4. Strain the vinegar into a Pyrex-type bowl and add the egg yolks.
  5. Place the bowl over a pan of simmering water and whisk the mixture to mix the eggs.
  6. While constantly whisking, gradually add the melted butter.
  7. Keep whisking until the butter is combined.
  8. Season add add the chopped herbs.

Serving suggestions

Leave the sauce in the bowl to keep warm until ready to serve.

Serve in a gravy boat.

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