Parsley Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

  • About

The chicken stock and lemon juice elevate this from just being white sauce with green stuff. It has a delicate flavor that brings out the natural sweetness in boiled bacon, sliced ham, or fish.


  • ¼ cup(½ stick) butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Add the flour and cook, stirring for 1 to 2 minutes. Do not let the butter brown.
  2. Slowly add the milk and chicken stock, whisking constantly to prevent lumps from forming. Increase the heat to medium and cook, stirring for 6 to 7 minutes, until the sauce is bubbling and thickened.
  3. Stir in the