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White wine sauce

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White wine sauce
  • Serves: 6

  • Cooking time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

 

This classic white wine sauce is the perfect accompaniment for white meat, fish or seafood

Ingredients

  • 25g (1oz) butter
  • 2 shallots, diced
  • 1tbsp fresh thyme
  • 300ml (10fl oz) white wine
  • 250ml (9fl oz) fresh double cream
  • 1tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Squeeze of lemon juice

Nutritional information

Each portion contains:

  • Calories274
    14%
  • Fat7.0g
    10%

of an adult's guideline daily amount

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This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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Experiment with the recipe by adding more of your favourite herbs, such as parsley, basil or oregano.

Method

  1. Melt the butter in a pan and gently fry the shallots and thyme for a few mins or until the onion is soft but not coloured.
  2. Add the wine, bring to the boil and boil rapidly for 10 mins or until the liquid is reduced by half. Add the cream and mustard and warm through thoroughly.
  3. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and some black pepper. Strain into a jug and serve.

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Charlotte Gunn - Editor

This recipe is spot on! The perfect white wine sauce

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