Easy French Béarnaise Sauce Recipe

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 3, 2021 • 2 min read

Hollandaise’s sassier sister, béarnaise sauce, isn’t just for steak: it adds a certain oomph to delicate poached fish or crisp broiled chicken. Warm egg sauces have a reputation for being easy to mess up, but as long as you keep the heat low and add the butter one tablespoon at a time, you’ll have a fancy French sauce on the table in 15 minutes.