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Chervil Sauce

No recipe image available.Sometimes referred to as the 'gourmet's parsley', chervil is used to season poultry, seafood, vegetables and egg dishes. More delicate than parsley, it has a faint taste of liquorice or aniseed.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons chopped chervil
1 green onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 1/4 cups half-and-half
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat melt butter; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in finely chopped chervil, chopped green onion, and grated lemon peel.
  2. Gradually add half-and-half; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  3. Serve over fish or vegetables.

Makes about 2 cups.