Key Lime Beurre Blanc

Yield:

Makes about 1 cup

Recipe from


Ingredients

1/3 cup white wine
3 tablespoons fresh Key lime juice
2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons whipping cream
1 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
1/2 teaspoon Key lime zest
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives

Preparation

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small skillet; cook over medium heat until reduced to 3 tablespoons. Stir in whipping cream, and cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons.

Reduce heat to medium-low; add butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring until butter melts. Remove from heat; strain through a metal sieve. Stir in lime zest and salt. Keep warm. Stir in chives just before serving.

Note:

Robert St. John,

New South Grilling

September 2008