Sauce Mignonnette

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

I’m such a purist about oysters that I rarely add anything to them. But the French insist on serving a mixture of cracked pepper, shallots, and wine vinegar called a sauce mignonnette. Mignonnette is also the word for cracked pepper. If you’re having French friends over, you’ll see them looking around for it, so here’s the recipe: