Lemon-Mustard Sauce

READY IN: 28mins

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

Top Review by Lalaloob

Simple, easy, and well, PERFECT.

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.

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