Red Wine Shallot Sauce
A great sauce for your favorite meat dishes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 shallots minced
- 4 tablespoons butter unsalted, divided
- 1 cup red wine
- 3 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tablespoon whole peppercorns
- 1 cup demi glace
- salt and pepper to taste
In a medium sized saucepan, sauté the shallots in 1 tablespoon of the butter until translucent.
Add the demi glace and again reduce to ½ cup.
Strain the sauce into a small saucepan. (Optional)
Over low heat, slowly add the remaining butter 1 tablespoon at a time using a whisk to incorporate.
Reduce until the sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.