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One-Minute Hollandaise Sauce

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"It's true: fast, easy, and yummy! You can make eggs Benedict, chicken or steak Neptune at home in no time. For a more savory dish, substitute red wine vinegar for the lemon juice and sprinkle in dried tarragon."
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Ingredients

11 m servings 233 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat butter in a microwave-safe measuring cup in the microwave until melted, about 30 seconds.
  2. Whisk egg yolks, lemon juice, milk, salt, and black pepper together in a microwave-safe bowl. Whisk melted butter, a bit at a time, into egg yolk mixture until sauce is smooth.
  3. Cook sauce in the microwave on medium, whisking at 15-second intervals, until sauce is hot and thick, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 233 calories; 25.3 g fat; 0.8 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 164 mg cholesterol; 208 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Excellent and easy. I did not use milk in the recipe. One tip if the eggs curdle, use very hot water and add a little bit at time till the sauce smooths out. Perfect sauce very time!

Most helpful critical review

I tried this and it was just ok. I went and looked at my standard recipe and tried again. I left out the milk and added 1tsp of dried mustard (i think colman's is the best) be sure to take i...

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Excellent and easy. I did not use milk in the recipe. One tip if the eggs curdle, use very hot water and add a little bit at time till the sauce smooths out. Perfect sauce very time!

YUMMM! Will be my automatic go-to. I served atop Chicken Cordon Bleu and asparagus at a dinner party...we all loved it! I had chicken broth ready, so when it needed some smoothing, a few teaspoo...

The flavor was amazing and the texture was perfect. I will definitely be making this again.

Amazing! Absolutely perfect, can be done every day or weekend. I’m never paying for the eggs Benedict at a restaurant again! Followed the recipe exactly except i had to microwave butter for 1.5 ...

So good! Needed a hollandaise that my 16 year old could make while I was poaching eggs for Eggs Benedict. She made this perfectly! Great consistency and taste! It was her first time having Eggs ...

Easy to make and tastes excellent! No more powdered mixes for me, this was just as easy!

Best, easiest hollandaise ever!

I rarely order anything with hollandaise sauce and never make it. Keeping that in mind, I really like this sauce. It adds a layer of flavor that really amps up the regular old poached egg on toa...

I tried this and it was just ok. I went and looked at my standard recipe and tried again. I left out the milk and added 1tsp of dried mustard (i think colman's is the best) be sure to take i...