Sauce mignonette

Time 5 minutes
Yields Makes one-half cup
Sauce mignonette

Coarsely crush the peppercorns using a mortar and pestle. Place the peppercorns in a small bowl and stir in the vinegar and shallots. Add the sea salt. Chill until serving.

Betty Hallock was the deputy Food editor, covering all things food and drink for the Saturday section and Daily Dish blog. She started at The Times in 2001 in the Business section and previously worked on the National desk at the Wall Street Journal in New York. She’s a graduate of UCLA and New York University.
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