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
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
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