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Chateaubriand Sauce Recipe

Not Only For Chateaubriand
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4 Servings


  • 1 shallot minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter divided
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 cup demi glace
  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh tarragon chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Sauté the shallot in 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium high until translucent.
  • Add the white wine and reduce to a syrupy consistency.
  • Add the demi glace.
  • Reduce until the sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  • Add the thyme, tarragon, salt, pepper and finish with the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.