Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Wonderful with any fish--bland or strong. Put it into a sauce dish on the table and help yourself. It goes really well with salmon cakes and salmon loaf. Sometimes simple is the best!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter, stir in the flour and sugar, then the water and lemon.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat until it thickens.
  3. Taste and if it seems too sour add a bit more sugar.
  4. (it all depends on the size of your lemon).


Most Helpful

We didn't care for this much at all; it was far too thick (like a paste) and very sweet. I added quite a bit more water to thin it out and make it more sauce-like. I will try to make it again, but I'll use far less sugar and flour and maybe add some herbs and pepper. I think it could be a good base, but it just needs some tweaking.

Faux Chef Lael February 08, 2011

love it!! Will make it again. Addded chopped scallions and fine diced tomatoes and tossed with spagetti noodles with sauted chix on top...mmmm

Ji11ian February 23, 2010

Love this receipe. I tried it with salmon and also used it to drizzle over some strawberry muffins. I did add a little more sugar and lemon. But not much.

MIMIRAMA April 05, 2009

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