Lemon Butter Sauce ingredients
Makes qty??6 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp white wine
1 Tbsp chopped shallots
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp peppercorns
3 Tbsp heavy cream
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into chips
Salt and cayenne to taste
DirectionsCombine the lemon juice, white wine, shallots, thyme and peppercorns in a nonreactive saucepan over medium heat and reduce by half.
Add the cream and reduce again by half. Whisk in the cold butter, a little at a time, allowing the butter to melt before adding more.
Strain through a fine sieve. Season to taste with salt and cayenne.
View recipe via The Times-Picayune (February 9, 2012).