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Ginger Mustard Sauce


Ginger Mustard Sauce is delicious served with hot or cold ham.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Yield: 1-1/2 cups


  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream


In small saucepan, cook onion in butter until onion is very soft, about 6-7 minutes. Add ground ginger, salt, and pepper and remove from heat.

In small bowl, combine mustard, egg yolks, vinegar, and brown sugar and beat well. Add a spoonful of the hot onion mixture and stir well. Then stir all of mustard mixture into the saucepan.

Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened. Cool 15 minutes, then chill until cold.

Beat cream until stiff peaks form and fold into sauce. Cover and chill 2-3 hours until ready to serve. Serve with sliced ham or grilled fish.

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