San Francisco Bay Area restaurateur Faz Poursohi serves this sauce with sturgeon, but it goes well with any grilled fish.

Recipe by Sunset August 1999


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Makes about 3/4 cup


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a blender or food processor, combine 2 cups lightly packed, rinsed and drained fresh basil leaves; 1/2 cup lightly packed, rinsed and drained Italian parsley; 1/2 cup chopped chives; 1/4 cup olive oil; 2 tablespoons lemon juice; 4 teaspoons drained capers; 1 teaspoon anchovy paste; and 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic. Whirl until puréed smooth, scraping container sides as needed. If making sauce up to 1 day ahead, cover and chill.

  • Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Nutrition Facts

44 calories; calories from fat 93%; protein 0.2g; fat 4.6g; saturated fat 0.6g; carbohydrates 0.6g; fiber 0.3g; sodium 67mg; cholesterol 0.1mg.