Mushroom Madeira Sauce With Pan Drippings

mushroom madeira sauce
Mushroom sauce with Madeira. Diana Rattray
  • 23 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 6

This mushroom and Madeira sauce is an excellent sauce to serve with a special meal. The simple mushroom sauce is made with drippings from roasted pork, or use chicken or beef drippings. 

The easy mushroom sauce makes a delicious sauce for pork, chicken, or beef.

What You'll Need

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Pan drippings, 1/4 to 1/3 cup, fat skimmed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Madeira wine
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Salt, to taste

How to Make It

  1. In a saute pan or saucepan over medium heat, saute the mushrooms in butter until tender.
  2. Add the green onions and saute for 1 minute longer.
  3. Stir in the pan drippings, water, wine, and vinegar.
  4. Bring to a boil; continue cooking, stirring, for 1 minute.
  5. Add salt, to taste.

Note: If you would like a thickened sauce, stir 2 teaspoons of cornstarch into the 1/2 cup of water before adding to the pan.

Makes about 2 cups of sauce.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 82
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 55 mg
Carbohydrates 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)