Charcutière Sauce

Charcutière Sauce

The Charcutière sauce is a tangy sauce made with onions, mustard, white wine, and cornichons. It's ideal for grilled pork and other meat dishes.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a small bowl, combine sugar and lemon juice, and stir until sugar is dissolved.​
  3. Step 3

    In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt butter and cook onions until soft and translucent.​
  4. Step 4

    Add wine, heat until liquid boils, lower heat a bit, and continue simmering until the liquid has reduced by two-thirds.​
  5. Step 5

    Add demi-glace, then lower heat to a simmer and reduce for about 10 minutes.​
  6. Step 6

    Strain through a mesh strainer. Add mustard and sugar-lemon mixture.
  7. Step 7

    Garnish with chopped cornichons and serve right away.