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White Butter And Lemon Sauce For Fish

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Ingredients
  Lemon juice/White wine vinegar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Shallots 2 , chopped
  Butter 3⁄4 Pound, cut into 1 to 2-inch pieces
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1 In a saucepan, add the lemon juice or vinegar along with shallots.
2 Bring to a boil.
3 Let boil until reduced to just 2 tablespoons.
4 Gradually whisk the butter into the sauce, over low heat adding piece by piece.
5 If the butter separates, immediately remove the pan from the heat and place in the refrigerator for a short while.
6 Return to the heat, whisking the sauce until it is milky-white and creamy.
7 Correct the seasoning.

SERVING
8 Serve as desired.
9 Whisk over low heat, if it needs reheating.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Butter
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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