Salsa Gribiche

Gribiche sauce   Authentic Italian recipe

Ingredients / Serves 4

  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 30 g (1 oz) capers in vinegar
  • 25 g (1 oz) gherkins in vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper, if you like
  • Time:
    preparation: 30 minutes
    cooking: 15 minutes
    total time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty:
    medium difficulty
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: n.c. (kcal) - n.c. (kJ)
    Protein: 5.7 (g) 8 % GDA
    Total fat: n.c. (g)
    Total carbohydrate: 0.5 (g) 1 % GDA
    Sugars: 0.4 (g) 1 % GDA

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This sauce, well known all over the world, is ok for serving fried scampi or poached eggs.
Boil eggs for 10 minutes; plunging the cooked eggs into very cold water as they are cooked helps you loosen the shell. Crush yolks with a fork and cut whites into thin strips.
Meanwhile chop capers and gherkins finely.
Add mustard to egg yolks in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper (if you like). Whip the sauce adding oil, in the same way for mayonnaise sauce. Then add vinegar.
When is well whipped, complete its preparation with gherkins, capers, parsley and egg whites. Stir very well and with delicacy.
Preserve in the refrigerator.

It's impossible to calculate the total calories and fat of this recipe because we can't know the right quantity of the olive oil. It varies every time.
We can only tell you that every tablespoon of the olive oil has 90 calories and 10 g in fat.
Fat without oil = 4,0 g
Energy without oil = 61 kcal (256 kJ)