Classic Mushroom Sauce

Classic Mushroom Sauce

This classic mushroom sauce is served with roasted or grilled meat dishes. It's made with mushrooms, and shallots and simmered in a basic demi-glace.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat the butter over medium heat until it is frothy. Add the mushrooms and shallots and sauté until the mushrooms are soft and the shallots are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Step 2

    Add the demi-glace, bring to a boil, then lower heat to reduce the sauce, cooking at a simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Stir in the sherry, season to taste with lemon juice, and serve right away.