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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.09 / 5 (110 votes)

Prep time:
5 min
Cook time:
20 min

James Martin's rich sauce goes perfectly with tender beef


1. Sauté the onions in a hot pan until they are well browned then add the Madeira.

2. Reduce the liquid by half, add the stock and then reduce by half again. Season.

3. Pass through a sieve, then add the butter. Serve warm.


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 60 ml madeira
  • 750 ml beef stock
  • 10 g butter

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Can't get it sticky. Average

DavidH12705 DavidH12705  Posted 19 Dec 2012 12:36 PM