(FID) / DF / GF / Low Amines / Med Sals / MSG Free

Asparagus Sauce (S)

Asparagus Sauce

This sauce can be served over fish, chicken or beef. If you like a lot of sauce double the recipe


  • 1 tbsp rice bran or canola oil
  • 2 shallot (scallion) stems sliced
  • 1 bunch asparagus, woody ends removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock - home made with suitable ingredients
  • 2 tspns of butter or suitable DF alternative
  • 1/8 teaspoon of citric acid



In a saucepan, heat the oil, add the asparagus and shallots, cook gently for about 3 minutes.


Pour in the stock, bring to the boil, then turn the heat down and simmer until the asparagus is well and truly tender


Pour the mixture into a blender and puree, then push it through a sieve using the back of a ladle. Add the butter and citric acid and, using a hand-held blender, whiz the sauce until light and frothy.


Contains moderate salicylates

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