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Chardonnay Cream Sauce for Seafood

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 Medium-size vidalia onion;
  • -thinly sliced
  • 1/2 md Carrot; peeled and coarsely
  • -chopped
  • 2 md White mushrooms; thinly
  • -sliced
  • 3/4 c California chardonnay
  • 2 oz Lobster shells
  • 2 Stems fresh parsley; (2 to
  • -3)
  • 1 sm Spri fresh thyme
  • 1 Medium-size shallot; finely
  • -chopped
  • 2 c Heavy cream
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -white pepper
  • Fresh lemon juice


1. Put the onion, carrot, and mushrooms in a small, heavy, nonaluminum
saucepan. Cover the pan and cook over low heat until the onion is
transparent, about 10 minutes.

2. Add the wine, lobster shells, parsley, and the thyme. Raise the heat to
medium to high and bring the liquid to a gentle boil.

3. Remove the pan from the heat and set it aside for about 15 minutes.
Strain out and discard the solids from the liquid and return the liquid to
the pan.

4. Add the shallot and bring the liquid to a boil over high heat; continue
boiling until only about 2 tablespoons of liquid are left, 5 to 7 minutes.

5. Add the cream, reduce the heat slightly, and simmer until the sauce is
thick and reduced by about a third, 7 to 10 minutes more.

6. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and a little lemon juice. In a food
procesor, or with a hand-held blender, process the sauce until smooth, 1 to
2 minutes.

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