Maitre d'Hotel Butter PRINT
|½||cup/110 g unsalted butter, softened|
|1||teaspoon fresh lemon juice|
|1||teaspoon chopped fresh parsley|
|1||teaspoon Dijon mustard, optional|
|Pinch paprika or cayenne pepper|
|Salt and freshly ground black pepper|
Beat the butter, lemon juice, parsley, mustard, paprika and salt and pepper together. Roll into a sausage in parchment paper and chill. Serve rounds on grilled or poached fish or meats.
Other compound butter ideas…
Mix 3 tablespoons horseradish with 1/2 cup/125 g butter, salt and pepper.
Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Butter:
Mix 6 to 8 sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped finely, and 1 tablespoon chopped basil with 1/2 cup/125 g butter, salt and pepper.
Fresh Herb Butter:
Mix 1 tablespoon each of chopped dill, parsley, thyme, chives, mint and basil, and the zest of 1 lemon with 1/2 cup/125 g butter, salt and pepper.