Simple white wine sauce for fish

Simple white wine sauce for fish

This simple white basic sauce goes well with all simple fish dishes.

It is based on a light fish stock , which is made into a velvety light sauce with milk and a roux.

Required material:

  • sauce pot
  • whisk

Ingredients of this example :

  • 35 grams of butter
  • 35 grams of flour 405
  • 200ml[restrict] milk
  • 300 ml light fish stock
  • 50ml Chardonnay white wine
  • Lemon juice, salt and white pepper to taste

Procedure :

  • Melt the butter lightly in the saucepan; it should not brown for the light roux
  • Add the flour and mix with the whisk until the mixture is smooth
  • Continue to sweat on a low flame until a nutty smell is noticeable, the floury taste is almost gone now
  • First fill up with the entire fish stock, stirring constantly until smooth. Increase the heat so that it can boil and the sauce becomes thicker
  • Add milk and bring to a boil while stirring
  • Reduce heat, add white wine and simmer for 2-3 minutes
  • Season with salt and pepper