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 flavorful. Use the sauce to make an ordinary dish dinner, party-worthy. You can customize the taste of the savory sauce with the addition of fresh herbs.
Things You'll Need
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 2 tbsp. chopped shallots
- 1 tbsp. flour
- 1 pint heavy 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 heavy 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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