Port Wine Sauce with Sun-Dried Cherries

By on August 15, 2000

Grilled, pan seared or roasted turkey, chicken, duck and wild bird calls for a flavorful sauce and we are not going to let you down. This sauce is a variation on other port and sun dried cherry sauces that we have presented in our recipe collection. It is the variation of seasonings and the influence of different flavored demi-glace that makes each sauce unique.

Port Wine Sauce with Sun-Dried Cherries
 
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Grilled, pan seared or roasted turkey, chicken, duck and wild bird calls for a flavorful sauce and we are not going to let you down. This sauce is a variation on other port and sun dried cherry sauces that we have presented in our recipe collection. It is the variation of seasonings and the influence of different flavored demi-glace that makes each sauce unique.
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Recipe type: Sauce
Serves: 3-4
Ingredients
  • 1 oz butter
  • 2 tbs shallots, minced
  • 1 tsp black peppercorn, cracked
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¾ cup port wine
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • 11/2 oz Jus de Poulet Lié Gold® (Demi-Glace Gold® Or Veggie-Glace Gold® may also be used) ***
  • ½ cup water, hot
  • ½ cup sun-dried cherries
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Sauté shallots, peppercorn, thyme, and bay leaf in butter for 1–2 minutes or until shallots are translucent.
  2. Add port and red wine and reduce by half. Add Jus de Poulet Lié Gold® or other demi-glace and whisk until dissolved.
  3. Add enough water to reach desired sauce thickness. Strain the sauce and return to the pan.
  4. Add sun-dried cherries and cream (and stir in additional butter, if desired) and return to a simmer while whisking. Serve with roasted turkey, chicken, or other poultry.

 

***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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