Star Anise Cream Sauce – We Heart Local BC

Star Anise Cream Sauce

Star Anise Cream Sauce


60 mL (4 tbsp) Butter

1 finely chopped Shallots

125 mL (½ cup) thinly sliced Mushrooms

6 Star Anise

250 mL (1 cup) White Wine

250 mL (1 cup) Cream

250 mL (1 cup) Chicken Broth

30 mL (2 tbsp) Flour


Freshly ground Pepper

Cooking Instruction

In a frying pan over medium heat, melt half of butter and cook shallot, mushrooms and star anise. Add white wine and reduce by half. Add cream and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Add remaining butter, and flour, stirring constantly with a whip. Cook sauce, stirring constantly, until thick.
Simmer for 2 minutes. Salt and pepper, to taste. Ladle hot sauce over your choice of pasta.

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