Lemon Butter Sauce


Preparation info

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Appears in

Rhodes Around Britain

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1994

  • About

This is one of the simplest possible sauces, which has a silky texture and just enough acidity for the Salmon Fish Cakes. It goes well with cod, too.


  • 225 g (8 oz) unsalted butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon


Chop the butter into 1 cm (½ in) pieces and put into a pan with the lemon juice and chicken stock. Bring to the simmer, whisking all the time. Do not allow the sauce to boil or the butter will separate. If