Rating: 4 stars
164 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 77
  • 4 star values: 52
  • 3 star values: 13
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 10

This creamy lemon sauce is a standard. Make it just before serving.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
1 cup
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Add egg yolks to a small saucepan; whisk until lemon yellow and slightly thick, about 1 minute. Whisk in lemon juice.n

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  • Add 2 tablespoons cold butter, and place over very low heat. Whisk constantly while butter is melting, and continue whisking until thick enough to see the pan between strokes. Remove pan from heat, and beat in 1 tablespoon cold butter. Repeat. Whisk in melted butter a little bit at a time. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.n

Nutrition Facts

450 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 1.4g; fat 49.4g; cholesterol 275.7mg; sodium 12.3mg. Full Nutrition
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