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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
Pour 60 ml
dry white wine
and 40 ml white (spirit) vinegar into a
on medium heat. Salt and pepper, then add the chopped shallot.
Bring to the boil and leave to reduce gently by 3/4, until very little liquid is left.
You can add 2 tablespoons
at this stage, which is not essential, but - apparently - this is the secret of a successful beurre blanc.
Turn down the heat and begin incorporating 250 g
(very cold) gradually in small pieces, beating continuously.
Only add more butter once the previous pieces have melted.
Stage 5 -
Continue until all the butter has been incorporated and you have a smooth sauce.
Beurre blanc can be kept hot for a few minutes at 50°C (122°F), but not too long.
Serve in a sauce boat or on the plates. Remarks
For a smoother sauce, you can finish the sauce by passing it through a fine
or sieve, to eliminate the bits of shallot, or use a
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?: A dry white wine with a small acidity like Muscadet for example. Source Nicolas's BEP cookery textbook. More recipes?This recipe uses (among others)
Butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate eclairs, Kouign-amann brioche, Spinach and Comté Loaf, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, Tomatoes Provençal, ... All Dry white wine: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Spring veal sauté , Mussels marinière, Summer Salmon Blanquette, Chicken breasts with tarragon, ... All White (spirit) vinegar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Caesar salad, Fresh pasta dough, Artichoke hearts forestier , How to prepare corn salad, Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée), ... All Shallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pâté de campagne, Creamy risotto with vegetables , Sorrel soup, Aperitif rolls, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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