Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Sauce

 creamy chanterelle sauce recipe

In the heart of gastronomy lies the art of transforming simple ingredients into culinary masterpieces that awaken the senses and ignite the palate. Among these treasures of the kitchen, the chanterelle mushroom stands as a true delicacy, coveted for its exquisite flavor and captivating aroma. Today, we embark on a gastronomic journey that celebrates the enchanting chanterelle in all its glory – a journey that leads us to the creation of a Creamy Chanterelle Sauce.

Imagine a velvety concoction that marries the earthiness of chanterelle mushrooms with the richness of cream, creating a symphony of tastes that dance harmoniously on the tongue. This sauce is more than a mere accompaniment; it's a testament to the beauty of using seasonal ingredients to craft culinary wonders that linger in our memories long after the last bite.

Join us as we delve into the secrets of extracting the intricate flavors from these golden-hued fungi and artfully blending them into a luscious, velvety sauce that's equally at home drizzled over pasta, enveloping a succulent cut of meat, or gracing a bed of freshly roasted vegetables. With each step, you'll find yourself drawn into the world of culinary alchemy, where the delicate balance of ingredients transforms into a sauce that elevates every dish it graces.

Whether you're presenting a culinary masterpiece at an elegant dinner soirée or simply savoring a quiet meal at home, this Creamy Chanterelle Sauce is your gateway to a world of exquisite flavors. Its versatility knows no bounds – a generous drizzle can transform a plate of pasta into a luxurious indulgence, while a dollop atop toast elevates a simple snack to a gourmet delight. For those seeking a plant-based twist, consider partnering the sauce with a perfectly prepared veggie schnitzel, where the creamy texture marries with the satisfying crunch.

For the adventurous souls eager to explore diverse flavor profiles, a delightful variation awaits. A touch of dill in place of parsley introduces a refreshing herbaceous note, and this revamped sauce harmonizes beautifully with the succulent charm of grilled salmon. With each variation, this sauce not only adapts but flourishes, making it an essential addition to your culinary repertoire. So, embark on this journey of flavors, and let the Creamy Chanterelle Sauce be your guide to a world of gastronomic enchantment.

2 - 3 servings


  • 500 g fresh chanterelles
  • 3 dl cream
  • 2 large banana shallots
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1½ tbsp flour
  • ½ dl fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • splash of white wine vinegar (optional)



  1. Trim and cut the chanterelles into smaller pieces.
  2. Peel and finely chop the onion, peel and grate the garlic.
  3. Sweat the mushrooms in a hot frying pan without butter. When the liquid from the mushrooms has evaporated, you can add the butter and onion and garlic. Saute for a few minutes so that the onion becomes soft and the mushrooms take on a nice color.
  4. Sift the flour into the pan and stir. Pour in the cream and simmer while stirring for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Season with Salt and pepper to taste. Finish with a splash of white wine vinegar (optional).
  6. Serve with chopped parsley.

 chanterelle, onion and garlic in a cast iron skillet

chanterelle sauce in a cast iron skillet

creamy chanterelle sauce


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