Microwave Hollandaise

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recipe by Suvi Coffey

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    7mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    163

*Gasps* microwave and hollandaise are not two words that usually go together, but trust me on this one. If you get it right it is delicious. The purists among us would refuse to call this a hollandaise, well then, it's an enriched lemon butter sauce. But whatever it is, it's darn tasty and very quick and easy. No double boiler in sight. It may take a few attempts to figure out your microwave, but it will be worth it so please persist.

recipe updated Apr 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • Egg yolk icon
    Egg yolk
    20g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    58g
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    25g

Tools

  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Heatproof bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean heatproof bowl
  2. Add egg yolk
  3. Add juiced lemon
  4. Whisk until light and fluffy - approx 2 min
  5. Add melted butter slowly
  6. Heat in microwave - 20 sec
  7. Whisk
  8. Heat in microwave - 20 sec
  9. Whisk
  10. Heat in microwave - 20 sec
  11. Let rest - 1 min
  12. Serve
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