Stabilizing sour cream in heated dishes

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  1. rpooley

    rpooley

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    I've had heard/read that sour cream can be stabilized in a heated dish, like when finishing a curry or a stroganoff, by mixing it with flour but was curious if anyone has ever tried it.

    Yogurt is the more typical finish but sometimes you are just out of it.  
     
  2. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    If you buy the kind with stabilizers already added.  Sometimes low fat sour cream has this.
     
  3. mike9

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    I temper it like I do with egg.  
     
  4. rpooley

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    Yes, but that doesn't mean you can bring it near the simmer like yogurt
     
  5. mike9

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    When I make cabbage soup I mix it with egg yolk and temper then add to the soup.  Never had an issue.