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Lemon-Mustard Sauce

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“A wonderful sauce to use as an accompaniment for fish, or served hot over steamed vegetables such as asparagus.”
READY IN:
28mins
SERVES:
4-6
YIELD:
2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy-based medium saucepan, melt butter.
  2. Add flour all at once.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.
  4. Add stock all at once.
  5. Blend mixture with a whisk.
  6. Cook mixture over low heat for 5 or 6 minutes, stirring often.
  7. Gently beat in egg yolks and add lemon juice, whisking constantly.
  8. Add mustard and mix.
  9. Add salt.
  10. Cook 1 or 2 minutes longer. Add cayenne pepper a little at a time, stirring and tasting until desired degree of "heat" is achieved.

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