Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Quick, easy, elegant sauce to accompany most lamb dishes.


  1. Stir the mint into the boiling water.
  2. Add the sugar and salt.
  3. Leave until cold.
  4. Add the vinegar and mix well.
Most Helpful

worked like a charm! authentic mint sauce is so much better than what i knew of here as a kid. (served it to Mr. & Mrs. Mean Chef)

Gay Gilmore November 26, 2003

I didn't think it really needed the salt. Tasted more salty than sweet, and I think mint sauce should be sweet. So I tried it again without the salt.

jmcgladrey June 12, 2009