How Do You Make White Sauce In The Microwave?
• Heat a pat of butter in the heatproof jug/bowl for one minute until melted – 50 g or so will make about a litre of sauce. • Remove from microwave and add enough flour to make a paste like peanut butter consistency. The ratio of butter to flour should be 1 to 1; 50 g flour to 50 g butter. • Return to the microwave and cook in one minute intervals, stirring with the whisk, until the flour/butter mix resembles coarse sand – this is important. At this point, you have created a roux. • Stir in about a quarter of the milk – don’t worry about the lumps, just give it a good stir. • Return to the microwave and cook for one minute intervals until you get a thick, probably lumpy paste. Give it a really good whisk at this stage to break up the lumps. • Add a little milk then give it another good whisk, repeat until all of the milk is added. • Return to the microwave and cook in one minute intervals, whisking in between, until the sauce actually boils – it must boil or it will taste floury. Add a