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peppercorn sauce being spooned over steak & manser red wine
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Classic Pepper Sauce

A classic is a classic!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Worldwide
Keyword classic pepper sauce, Pepper sauce, peppercorn sauce, steak & pepper sauce
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Calories 545kcal
Author AnotherFoodBlogger

Ingredients

  • 200 ml beef stock
  • 100 ml heavy cream
  • 50 ml brandy
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 knob butter
  • 1-2 tbsp green peppercorns
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  • In a saucepan cook the garlic in butter on medium heat - 1 minute
  • Add brandy and flambe, reduce liquid by half - see tips/tricks
  • Add green peppercorns, thyme, stock, salt/pepper and cook for 3 - 4 minutes until reduced
  • Add sour cream & cream and cook on medium heat for 6 - 8 minutes until reduced to your liking. Remove thyme and serve!

Notes

Essential Tricks

  • saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • measuring utensils

Tips/Tricks

  • to flambe is to light the alcohol on fire. Be VERY careful as it will flame up quickly. Stand back and watch those eyebrows!
  • you can make the sauce without brandy if you don't want the alcohol but it defo adds more flavour
  • dried herbs will work well if you don't have fresh thyme

Nutrition

Calories: 545kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 759mg | Potassium: 445mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1715IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg