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.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 1tablespoon butter
- ½cup sliced mushrooms
- 2tablespoons chopped shallots
- 2cups demi-glace
- 2tablespoons sherry
- Lemon juice to taste
Step 1In 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.
Step 2Add the demi-glace, bring to a boil, then lower heat to reduce the sauce, cooking at a simmer for about 10 minutes.
Step 3Stir in the sherry, season to taste with lemon juice, and serve right away.