Total Time
27mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 22 mins

A delightful delicate sauce for white fish.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 ounce butter
  • 1 ounce plain flour
  • 10 fluid ounces milk ("or" mixture of milk and fish stock)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a pan, but do not allow it to brown, then add the flour and stir until smooth.
  2. Cook over a gentle heat for 2-3 minutes stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and add the liquid, little by little, stirring after each addition to prevent any lumps forming.
  4. Bring the sauce to the boil, stirring continuously.
  5. Add the parsley, salt and pepper and cook gently for a further 3 minutes.