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Cognac Sauce

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. Prep
10 min.
Cook
20 min.
Ready In
30 min.
6 servings
Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 
Metric measurements

Ingredients

2tablespoons butterVideo
2large shallots minced*
1clove garlicVideo minced
2tablespoons cognac
1/2cup stockVideo heavy, brown
1/2cup heavy whipping cream
4ounces mushrooms, shiitake sliced
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Spoon it over grilled veal chops or a crisp roast duck, and you will present a memorable dish indeed.

It is outstanding over noodles for a small but rich first course.

Salt And Freshly Ground Black Pepper, To Taste Melt the butter in a heavy medium-size saucepan over medium heat.

Add the shallots and garlic and sauté until transparent, about 3 to 4 minutes.

Then add the cognac and flame.

To do this, remove the saucepan from the heat and touch a lighted match to the edge of the pan; the fumes of the cognac will ignite.

Holding the pan away from you, allow the flames to die down naturally.

Add the stock and cream and simmer over low heat until thickened, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Add the mushrooms and continue to simmer 3 to 5 minutes more.

Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

First published: last updated: 2014-12-16

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 64g (2.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 13477% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 64mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 2% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 
 
 
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