A recipe that every cook should know. Hollandaise Sauce is one of the main sauces that helps every home cook. Also this simple sauce helps to turn a dish into a meal to be enjoyed. Believe it or not, hollandaise sauce can be made 1 day in advance and refrigerated. To reheat the sauce, warm it in the microwave in 10-second increments until warm but not hot. However you can put the sauce in the top pan of a double boiler or in a bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water. One of the most popular recipes to use Hollandaise Sauce with is Poached Salmon. The two combine to form a perfect match with the citrus of the sauce complimenting the salmon.
- Prepare hollandaise sauce by heating egg yolks, water and lemon juice in a small saucepan.
- Cook over very low heat, stirring constantly, until yolk mixture begins to bubble at edges.
- Whisk in butter, 1 piece at a time, until melted and sauce is thickened.
- Stir in paprika and cayenne pepper. Season with salt to taste. Remove from heat.