Lemon sauce for salmon fish cakes

Lemon sauce for salmon fish cakes


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About this recipe: A simple lemon sauce made with butter, flour, milk and lemon. It's lightly spiced with cayenne pepper.


Serves: 8 

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 175ml milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and stir until smooth. Gradually stir in milk; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat, and stir in lemon juice, salt, and cayenne pepper.

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Reviews (2)


made this to go with salmon as it looked good, I didnt have nay cayan but added some chilli powder for a kick. The decided to add some french wholgrain mustard made a good sauce not amazing but nice with a rich fish - 09 Jul 2012


Absolutely awful. The totally worst thing I have ever made or eaten. Do not make this recipe! - 02 Jan 2014

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