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Parsley Sauce recipe

Parsley Sauce Recipe

Parsley sauce has been quite famous among school kids for a long time. This classic sauce goes well with meats like roasted ham, white fish and salmon fishcakes. In this post, let's how easily you can make the recipe at your home.
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 120 kcal




  • 25 g Butter
  • 25 g All Purpose Flour
  • 200 ml Milk
  • Salt and White Pepper
  • 4 tbsp Finely Chopped Parsley


  • Take a saucepan and melt the butter it on a medium flame. Then to the melted butter, add flour and cook it for 1–2 minutes by continuously stirring till its rawness goes away.
  • Remove the pan from the stove and add some milk to the sauce to make it smooth as per requirement. Now, bring a boil to this sauce while stirring it continuously. 
  • Cook the sauce for another 8–10 minutes and season it with some salt and white pepper as per the taste
  • Finally, stir in the parsley and serve.


  • This homemade sauce can be stored for about a day or two and can be reheated if required. 
  • Do not freeze the parsley sauce as it will affect its creamy texture and the sauce may separate.
  • If you find your sauce is thick, then add some milk to it and if you find it to be thin, then add a mixture of water and flour to it. Again bring it to a boil to get the desired texture. 
  • Cover the sauce with a cling film to avoid skin formation on it.
  • Add some lemon juice into the sauce to give some tanginess to it.



Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 226mg
Keyword American, Dips, Parsley Sauce, Sauces
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