White Butter and Lemon Sauce for Fish Recipe

White Butter and Lemon Sauce for Fish picture


Cooking Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Lemon juice/White wine vinegar2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Shallots2 , chopped
 Butter3⁄4 Pound, cut into 1 to 2-inch pieces
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2518 Calories from Fat 2426

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 276 g424.6%

Saturated Fat 174.8 g873.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 731.5 mg

Sodium 433.1 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.92 g3.7%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 5 g9.7%

Vitamin A 182.6% Vitamin C 131.7%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 In a saucepan, add the lemon juice or vinegar along with shallots.
2 Bring to a boil.
3 Let boil until reduced to just 2 tablespoons.
4 Gradually whisk the butter into the sauce, over low heat adding piece by piece.
5 If the butter separates, immediately remove the pan from the heat and place in the refrigerator for a short while.
6 Return to the heat, whisking the sauce until it is milky-white and creamy.
7 Correct the seasoning.

8 Serve as desired.
9 Whisk over low heat, if it needs reheating.