Dijon mustard sauce is a versatile condiment, often spooned over a variety of dishes, from baked chicken breasts, salmon fillets, roast beef, pork chops to lobster. The creamy sauce adds a tangy richness to meat and seafood recipes, instantly elevating them from boring to flavourful. Use the sauce to make an ordinary dish dinner, party-worthy. You can customise the taste of the savoury sauce with the addition of fresh herbs.
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Things you need
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 tbsp chopped shallots
- 1 tbsp flour
- 1 pint double cream
- 3 tsp creamy Dijon mustard
- 2 tsp dry mustard
- Salt, black pepper and chopped fresh herbs to taste
- Wire whisk
Melt 2 tbsp of butter in a saucepan over low heat. Sautee 2 tbsp of chopped shallots in the butter.
Add 1 tbsp of flour, stirring constantly, until the butter starts to thicken. Slowly pour in 1 pint of double cream and stir to blend.
Add 3 tsp of creamy Dijon mustard and 1 tsp of dry mustard. Sprinkle in salt, black pepper and chopped fresh herbs, such as tarragon or dill, to taste.
Simmer the mustard sauce over low heat for five minutes, or until it is thick. Whisk the sauce to create a smooth consistency.
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