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Balsamic-Shallot Sauce

Photo: Quentin Bacon
Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 large shallots, thinly sliced into rings
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the shallots and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the broth and vinegar. Increase heat to medium, bring to a simmer, and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add the butter to the skillet and swirl until melted. Season with the salt and pepper. Pour or spoon the sauce over cooked meat.

    Good for: Chicken or beef