Creamy Onion Sauce for Chicken or Turkey

Sauce can make a meal really tasty and we can use cream in the low-carb eating plan. You can choose low-fat cream if you wish. Because it is an animal fat, I use a small enough portion size. Chicken broth is great for the gut.

Makes 350ml Sauce – 4 servings

1 serving (87ml) – 2g Carb   Kcals 133    Protein 2.5g     Fat 12.5g    Fibre 0.25g


Serves 4

10ml, 2 tsps olive oil

45g, half a red onion, finely chopped

10g, 2 garlic cloves, crushed

25g, 4 finely chopped scallion, green part

2 tsps Tarragon or Rosemary or Thyme

1 tsp mustard

1 tsp, vinegar (white wine or apple cider)

2 tsps of lemon juice

100ml, cream or sour cream

350ml, Sadies organic chicken broth


Black pepper


To make the sauce –

Finely chop the onion and crush the garlic

Turn on the ring to 7 (induction) to heat the saucepan then turn down to 5 and add the olive oil and onion. Saute for 2 mins.

Now add the garlic for 1 minute

Add the Chicken stock and all other ingredients except the cream.

Turn up the heat to 7 and bring to a gentle bubble.

Allow to cook gently for 4 to 5 mins to soften the onions

Take the saucepan off the heat and gradually add the cream, stirring all the time.

Return to the heat, bring back to a gentle bubble