Butter: Microwave Hollandaise

posted by Claracamille 05-18-103 11:43 AM

Microwave Hollandaise

1/2 C unsalted butter, melted in microwave
2 egg yolks
2 T fresh lemon juice
dash Cayenne pepper

Whisk yolks, lemon juice and cayenne in microwave proof bowl. Slowly whisk in melted butter (sauce will begin to thicken as you whisk). Cook at 50% power for 30 seconds, whisking after 15 seconds. If not sufficiently thickened, cook in 10 second increments at 50% power, whisking after each 10 seconds. If the sauce separates, sprinkle a few drops of warm water in the sauce &andisk briskly.

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