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Sorrel sauce

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Sorrel sauce

Side Serves 2 10 min
This quick, simple sauce complements poached fish, poultry and pasta. It's also a natural partner with eggs – so use it to fill an omelette or drizzled over poached eggs on toast.


  • 20g butter
  • 200g sorrel, shredded
  • 1 heaped tbsp crème fraîche (or double cream)
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Melt the butter in a small pan, stir in the sorrel and cook gently until it has just wilted.
  • Step 2

    Stir in the crème fraîche, cook for 1 minute, then season to taste. Serve hot.

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