Quick video: how to fix a broken hollandaise sauce

Learn how to fix a broken hollandaise sauce in just 20 seconds (watch the video above). All you need is ice cold water!

Step-by-step guide: how to fix a broken hollandaise sauce


1. Transfer your broken sauce to a clean bowl.

2. Whisking constantly, pour a splash of ice cold water into the sauce.

3. Whisk furiously until you get a smooth texture and a shiny surface.

4. Have this technique ready to use, in case the below recipe goes wrong!



30 minutes, makes 12, easy

filo pastry 4 sheets

butter 50g, melted for brushing

hot-smoked salmon 150g pack, flaked

hollandaise 1 jar or pack

step 1

Heat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4. Lay 2 filo sheets on the work surface side by side and brush with butter, then lay the other 2 sheets on top and brush again. Cut each into 6 squares (you may have some trimmings left).

step 2

Brush a mini muffin tin with butter and push a filo square into each. Bake for 5 minutes or until crisp. Lift the tart cases carefully from the tin and fill each with some salmon and spoon over some hollandaise.


per serving 129 kcals, protein 4.7g, carbohydrate 4.5g, fat 10.4g, saturated fat 6g, fibre 0g, salt 0.57g