Microwave hollandaise sauce

Microwave hollandaise sauce

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About this recipe: This quick and easy version of the classic French sauce uses the microwave with great results!


Serves: 2 

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 lemon, juiced, or to taste
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 55g salted butter, melted

Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

  1. Beat egg yolks, lemon juice, salt and cayenne pepper together in a microwave-safe bowl until smooth. Slowly stream melted butter into the egg yolk mixture while whisking to incorporate.
  2. Heat in microwave for 15 to 20 seconds; whisk.


If sauce separates after microwaving, add a splash of water and whisk until combined.

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