Madeira Sauce

Madeira Sauce

Madeira Sauce

Recipe by GeeDeeCourse: SaucesCuisine: FrenchDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

324

kcal
Total time

35

minutes

Madeira Sauce is a brown, wine sauce that is predominantly made from Madeira wine. There are other variations of this sauce, depending on the dishes that the sauce is accompanying. Just by adding mushrooms, you have a delicious mushroom sauce to serve with steaks or other meat dishes. Add extra peppercorns for “au Poivre”. Madeira sauces are typically used to complement meats, stews, and savoury dishes.

Ingredients

  • 200 ml beef stock

  • 130 ml Madeira wine

  • 100 ml dry red wine

  • 10 g butter room temperature

  • 10 g flour

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • bouquet garni

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan, combine Beef stock, wines and bouquet garni
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for around 20 minutes, until the liquid has reduced by half.
  • meanwhile, mix the butter and flour together in a small bowl until nice and smooth. This is your beurre manie
  • Once the liquid has reduced pick out the bouquet garni and discard.
  • few minutes before serving, whisk the beurre manie into the simmering sauce.
  • Simmer until smooth and slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
  • Add seasoning to taste.
  • The sauce should coat the back of a spoon.
  • Pass through a fine sieve into a sauceboat and serve.

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