Foie Gras Sauce Recipes

Foie Gras Sauce Recipes

Sauces for Seared Foie Gras

You have a world of choices for a sauce to serve with foie gras. The most important thing to remember is that the fatty texture of foie gras is complemented with a balanced sauce containing both sweetness and acidity. Peaches, mango and pineapple all work well, these are the most popular sauces.

Simple Balsamic Reduction:  

1. Reduce 1/2 cup port and 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar by half, or to a syrupy consistency.

2. Place slices of sautéed foie gras over mixed baby field greens

3. Drizzle on port balsamic reduction, and serve.

Easy Apple Sauce: 

1. Heat 3/4 cup fresh, unsweetened applesauce (without cinnamon) with a splash of balsamic vinegar.

2. Peel and slice 1 green apple.

3. Sauté the slices in 1 tablespoon each butter and sugar until the sugar caramelizes.

4. Spoon the applesauce onto a plate, add slices of sautéed foie gras, then top with apple slices.

Green Grape Sauce: 

1. Purée about 20 seedless green grapes with ½ cup sweet vermouth.

2. Strain into a saucepan and boil until reduced to 1/2 cup.

3. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of demiglaze. Taste and adjust balance of acid or sweet, adding a touch of vinegar for acid, a touch of sugar for sweetness.

4. Drizzle sauce over slices of sautéed foie gras.

You may wish to slice several grapes in half and use them as a garnish for the plate.

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