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Creamy Leek Sauce

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Makes 1 cup or 250ml

Sauce Type:

White Sauce

About the Recipe

Quickly create a creamy leek sauce using only 7 ingredients in under 10 minutes that will have everyone saying WOW. Whether you're looking to transform your chicken, pasta, or salmon recipes, this homemade leek sauce recipe has got you covered. You can even throw on toasts or puff pastry. Keep this secret sauce recipe in your culinary arsenal and amaze your friends and family with your culinary prowess.


  • 1 cup of light green, with a little white, section of a leek

  • 3 tbs or 42g butter

  • 1/4 cup or 63ml chicken stock

  • 1 cup or 250ml heavy cream

  • 1/2 tsp chervil

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp white pepper


1. Take a leek, cut it in half - down the center starting at the top of the white section through the green leaves on top.  Clean it – outer and inner leaves to remove the sand and grime.

2. Cut the middle section out of the leek – light green and slightly white area. Julienne the leek – cut it into 2-inch strips.

3. To make the sauce: Add butter to a sauce pan over medium heat.  Once melted add the leeks, coating them in the butter.  Cook until the leeks are tender – roughly 2 minutes.

4. Add the chicken stock and reduce by ¾ then add the heavy cream, chervil, salt and white pepper.  Mix, bring to a simmer then lower the heat and reduce until the sauce becomes thick and coats the back of a spoon.

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