Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Excellent sauce for poached fish or anything else.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt 1 T butter over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until soft but not brown (less than 1 minute).
  2. Add wine and gently boil uncovered until all of liquid is evaporated and shallots make a sizzle noise.
  3. Mix 1/4 cup of poaching liquid or chicken broth to onions. DO NOT ADD MORE - it will be too thin.
  4. When liquid simmers over medium heat whisk in 1 T butter at a time. Wait until the previous on e almost melts before adding another.
  5. Add lemon juice and salt continuing to whisk. Turn off heat.
  6. Add tarragon and parsley and onion mix to blender. Process until smooth.