Caramelised Shallots

For a luxurious vegetable side-dish try Gioconda Scott's recipe for whole shallots glazed with butter, sugar, wine and stock
By Gioconda Scott
Caramelised Shallots
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

Main

  • 50 g butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 500 g shallots, peeled
  • 75 ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 75 ml white wine

Method

1. In a heavy-based saucepan, heat the butter with the sugar until the sugar has melted.

2. Add the shallots and mix well.

3. Add the stock and wine, bring to the boil, reduce the heat to very low, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes over a low heat, stirring now and then.

4. Uncover the pan and simmer for a further 10 minutes until the shallots are tender and glazed.

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