Piquant Sauce with Onion, Shallot and Gherkins

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

Floyd on Britain & Ireland

By Keith Floyd

Published 1988

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Ingredients

  • oz (40 g) butter
  • 2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 5 fl oz (150 ml) meat glaze
  • 2 medium gherkins, chopped Freshly ground pepper

Method

Heat a little of the butter in a sauté pan, add the onion and shallot and cook slowly until they begin to soften.

Reduce the vinegar by half and add it, with the meat glaze, to the sauté pan. Cook slowly for 15 minutes, remove from the heat and add the rest of the butter, whisking. Finish the sauce by adding the gherkin and some pepper.