Easy Lemon Butter Sauce

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A lemon butter sauce can add a rich and tart accent to a number of dishes. Whether you’re having pan seared fish or roasted vegetables, this sauce will elevate your meal. It’s fairly simple to make, and with a slurry of melted butter and flour, it cuts back on the amount of butter needed. I hope you enjoy!

Lemon Butter Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Butter Sauce, lemon
Servings: 6
Calories: 107kcal
Author: SatMorning21


  • 1 Shallot Diced
  • 1 Cup White Wine
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • ½ TB Flour
  • 4 TB Butter
  • 2 inch Lemon Peel
  • 4 TB Chicken Broth
  • ½ T Salt


  • Add white wine, shallots and lemon peel to a pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, melt butter.
  • Add water and flour to the butter and mix until there are no lumps remaining. Slowly whisk the slurry into the wine reduction.
  • The sauce will thicken as you cook, for another 5 minutes.


Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 688mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.2mg


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