Au Poivre Peppercorn Sauce for steak can also be used for chicken or vegetables. An easy, creamy beef sauce spiked with peppercorns and Dijon mustard. #steaksauce #aupoivresauce #peppercornsauce www.savoryexperiments.com

Au Poivre Peppercorn Steak Sauce

Course: Condiment, Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: au poivre, peppercorn sauce, steak au poivre
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 245 kcal

Au Poivre Peppercorn Sauce for steak can also be used for chicken or vegetables. An easy, creamy beef sauce spiked with peppercorns and Dijon mustard. 

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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon powder*
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 fresh thyme springs
  • 2 tablespoons brandy , optional
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 5 tablespoons white peppercorns , crushed
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot or corn starch

Instructions

  1. Heat butter over medium heat in a heavy bottom sauce pan.
  2. Whisk in beef bouillon. When bouillon starts to brown, whisk in water, dijon mustard, fresh thyme springs, brandy (optional) and heavy cream. Bring to a low simmer.

  3. Add crushed peppercorns, stirring well.
  4. Ladle out a small amount of sauce, whisking with arrowroot or cornstarch. Return to mixture to thicken. Stir until it sticks to the back of a wooden spoon. Remove woody pieces of thyme springs. 

  5. Serve over your favorite steak.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, please come back and let us know how it was!

Recipe Notes

*You can use 1 cup beef broth or stock instead of bouillon and water.

Nutrition Facts
Au Poivre Peppercorn Steak Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 158mg 7%
Potassium 50mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 16.6%
Vitamin C 2.8%
Calcium 6%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.