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Basil Sauce

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Category: Seafood, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Butter
  • 6 Shallots; thinly sliced
  • 4 Garlic cloves; thinly sliced
  • 1 c Chablis
  • 1 c Clam juice
  • 1/4 c White wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c Heavy cream
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 lb Sweet butter
  • - cut into pieces
  • 1/2 bn Basil; stems removed
  • Salt (to taste)


In a medium saucepan place the 1 tablespoon of butter and heat it on medium
high until it has melted. Add the shallots and garlic. Saut”š them for 2 to
3 minutes, or until the shallots are tender. Add the Chablis, clam juice,
and white wine vinegar. Cook the ingredients for 15 to 20 minutes, or
until it is reduced to 1/4 cup. Add the heavy cream and the lemon juice.
Reduce the heat to low and simmer the ingredients for 1 to 2 minutes, or
until the liquid starts to thicken. Raise the heat to medium. While
whisking constantly, add the pieces of butter one at a time. Strain the
sauce into a blender. Add the basil leaves. Pur”še the sauce and then
season it with the salt. Add some water if the sauce is too thick.

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