Sauce beurre blanc

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Sauce beurre blanc
Sauce beurre blanc

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A pleasure to eat and a pleasure to look at

Purple asparagus in Beurre blanc sauce
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:477
Ready in:20 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:16th March 2013

This delicious sauce originates from the Loire Valley.


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  1. Cook the onion in the vinegar in a small pan until there are only 4 tablespoons mixture remaining.
  2. Strain and discard the onion.
  3. Return the vinegar to the pan.
  4. With the vinegar on a very, vey low heat, gradually add the small pieces of butter and whisk constantly.
  5. The butter should make a thick sauce.

Recipe source

  • Classic French Cooking by Elisabeth Luard (ISBN 1840727241)

Chef's notes

Should the sauce curdle, pour it out of the pan and start again by whisking it little by little into a tablespoon of boiling water.

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