Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 mins

A wonderful sauce to use as an accompaniment for fish, or served hot over steamed vegetables such as asparagus.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy-based medium saucepan, melt butter.
  2. Add flour all at once.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.
  4. Add stock all at once.
  5. Blend mixture with a whisk.
  6. Cook mixture over low heat for 5 or 6 minutes, stirring often.
  7. Gently beat in egg yolks and add lemon juice, whisking constantly.
  8. Add mustard and mix.
  9. Add salt.
  10. Cook 1 or 2 minutes longer. Add cayenne pepper a little at a time, stirring and tasting until desired degree of "heat" is achieved.


Most Helpful

Simple, easy, and well, PERFECT.

Lalaloob February 22, 2007

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