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Steak Sauce

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  • Veg
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    • 30 mins
    • Serves 3
    • Easy

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    While sauces are a staple of the perfect steak, the connotations attached to the term ‘sauce’ is of hard work, strong culinary etiquettes and hard to find ingredients. That just couldn’t have been more wrong. You do need basic skills in the kitchen and some patience to work magic with the ingredients. Simply follow our guideline on how to make the perfect homemade sauce and upgrade your culinary skills.

    Health benefits

    Among the ingredients used for to prepare this sauce are tarragon, shallots, champagne vinegar and lemon juice, all of which contribute to your daily recommended intake of proteins, magnesium, potassium and other useful nutrients. There are still nutritious benefits to be derived even if the sauce was to be consumed on its own.

    Tarragon protects the heart from disease due of its anti inflammatory properties. The anti oxidant properties of tarragon also help to prevent the vessels from sustaining damages. The presence of potassium regulates the expansion and contraction of muscles, particularly the heart.

    Another useful ingredient is iron which is important to red blood cells.

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    How to Make Steak Sauce

    • Stir in the lemon juice, champagne and shallots in a medium sized bowl. Allow them to soften for about 10 minutes.
    • Stir in the egg yolks in the bowl.
    • Pour the water in a 2 quart saucepan and bringing it to a boil.
    • Place the bowl over saucepan (don’t pour!) to create a makeshift double boiler.
    • Add the warm butter over the yolk mixture until you get a consistent, viscous fluid.
    • Remove the bowl from the heat, continue to mix it until you get a smooth sauce.
    • Add the tarragon and some salt for seasoning.
    • Serve with steak!

    Trivia

    • Although sauces are considered to be ‘hot’ and unhealthy because they contain plenty of chillies, they are not bad. Sauces are full of vitamins and nutrients which can help the body in its day to day tasks.
    • When a sauce is too hot the body copes by perspiring, a phenomenon known as gustatory perspiration.

    Did you know that steak sauce can actually help you to lose a few pounds while also satiating your chilli cravings?

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