Mustard Tarragon Vermouth Sauce

By on February 28, 2017

French sauces have been the backbone for many a creative chef.

Chicken with creamy tarragon sauce and roasted vegetables

Chicken with creamy tarragon sauce and roasted vegetables

This is one of those sauces that is a tried and true adaptation of the French classic. It has a delicate flavor that nurtures the grilled freshness of white fleshed fish as well as grilled chicken breasts.

Mustard Tarragon Vermouth Sauce
 
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French sauces have been the backbone for many a creative chef. This is one of those sauces that is a tried and true adaptation of the French classic. It has a delicate flavor that nurtures the grilled freshness of white fleshed fish as well as grilled chicken breasts.
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Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: French
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 tbs butter, unsalted
  • 3 tbs shallots, minced
  • ½ cup Vermouth, dry
  • 4 tbs Double Cream or heavy cream
  • 11/2 oz Glace de Poulet Gold® (roasted chicken stock)***
  • ¼ tsp fresh tarragon, chopped
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • white pepper and salt
Instructions
  1. Sauté shallots in one tbs butter.
  2. Add Vermouth and reduce until shallots are barely wet.
  3. Add cream and reduce by half. Add Glace de Poulet Gold® and whisk until dissolved.
  4. Add tarragon and mustard. Stir in remaining butter ¼ tbs at a time, swirling constantly to incorporate the butter slowly into the sauce. Sauce will break if boiled too rapidly.
  5. Add salt and pepper and serve over grilled chicken or fish.

***These items are all available through the Club Sauce Website Store if they cannot be found at your local gourmet shop.

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