Mustard Saffron Sauce

Mustard Saffron Sauce
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Recipe for Mustard Saffron Sauce. This mustard wine sauce goes great over fish.


  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon Chardonnay
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, cut into thin chips
  • 10-12 saffron strands
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. In a small non-reactive saucepan, mix Chardonnay, rice wine vinegar and shallots. Reduce by half. Lower heat to a simmer. Whisk in butter chips, 1 at a time until emulsified, do not boil. In a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon Chardonnay with the saffron strings.
  2. Makes about 1 cup To finish the sauce:
  3. Mix saffron mixture and Dijon mustard into sauce and serve immediately.