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This delicious easy-to-make creamy horseradish sauce recipe is the perfect accompaniment to any of your favorite beef, chicken, or pork dishes. You won’t believe how much flavor is in this tasty little sauce.
Horseradish sauce is a well-known sauce accompaniment to prime rib at just about every steak house in the world. It’s a simple combination of raw prepared horseradish and crème Fraiche or sour cream. The goal is to help balance the flavors by adding a bit of spice and sour to the savory-umami taste of roasted meat.
Horseradish is an ancient herb that has been used in cuisine for centuries. It is a large, white, spicy root vegetable with peak seasons in the fall. Most commonly you can get already made in a creamy sauce mixture or raw and shredded and kept in the refrigerated food section of your grocery store.
How to Make Horseradish Sauce
Use these easy-to-follow instructions for making a homemade horseradish sauce:
Add all the ingredients to a medium-size bowl.
Whisk together the ingredients until combined and store them covered in the refrigerator until ready to use. Garnish with chives before serving.
Make-Ahead and Storage
Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 1 day ahead of time.
How to Store: With the chives in it you can cover and keep them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. If there are no chives in it, you can cover and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
chef notes + tips
- You can also add diced fresh herbs to alter the flavor
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- Add all the ingredients to a medium-size bowl except for the chives.
- Whisk together everything until combined and store covered in the refrigerator until ready to use.
- Garnish with chives before serving