Macaroni Grill's Lemon Butter Sauce
recipe at a glance
4 stars - 8 reviews
ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes: 2 cupsrecipe id: 10250cook method: stovetop
4 ounces lemon juice
2 ounces white wine
4 ounces heavy cream
1 pound butter
Heat the lemon juice and white wine in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and reduce by one-third. Add cream and simmer until mixture thickens (3 to 4 minutes). Slowly add butter until completely incorporated. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and keep warm.
116 calories, 13 grams fat, 0 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon
. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in carbs.
ratings & reviews
|Nov 4, 2013 Romano Fan
I agree, follow the suggestions and it's much more like Macaroni Grill's recipe.
Jul 10, 2013 Guest Foodie
DEFINITELY have to reduce the lemon and add the red wine vinegar and then this is exactly like Macaroni Grill.
Jul 3, 2013 frogger
Followed the suggestions about the vinegar and it was EXACTLY like Macaroni Grill. Thank you!!
Oct 2, 2012 Dee
I make Macaroni Grill's Chicken Scallopini often because it is so good. I love the Lemon Butter Sauce, however it is always turning back to butter, even before I get the chicken cooked.
How do I keep it in a sauce? Also, how do you warm it up without it going back to butter?
Nov 23, 2010 BonBon
I have made this several times. We cut the recipe in half as it really makes alot and we have a small family. I agree it is very lemony, so we add a little powdered sugar at the end to sweeten it a bit. It is fantastic on fish. Love it. Consider it to be my go-to recipe for fish sauce.
Apr 23, 2010 Guest Foodie
This recipe is amazing! Just use about 1/4 lemon juice (fresh) instead of 1/2 nd add the red wine vinegar as the guy said above. It tastes EXACTLY like Macaroni grill, and is by far THE BEST lemon butter sauce I have ever tasted.
Jan 7, 2009 chef7787
Cut back on the lemon butter and add 1 tsp of red wine vinegar. Cuts the sourness. Used to work at a mac grill.
Nov 4, 2007 2 Finns
Yahh! The lemon bites through the taste and shrinks the toungue - way too sour!
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