Three Compound Butters

Three Compound Butters

Photo by Gayle H.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Garlic Chive Butter:

  • 6

    cloves garlic

  • 1

    pound lightly salted butter, room temperature

  • Handful of fresh chives, finely chopped

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Pinch sea salt

  • Lime Butter:

  • ½

    pound lightly salted butter, room temperature

  • 2

    limes, the finely grated zest of 1 lime, and the juice of 2

  • Pinch sea salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • Smoked Paprika Butter:

  • ½

    pound lightly salted butter, room temperature

  • 2 to 3

    teaspoons smoked paprika

  • Dash of hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco)

  • Pinch sea salt

Directions

To make the garlic chive butter: Mince the garlic and add to the soft butter in a bowl. Mince the fresh chives, and add. Squeeze the lemon juice over top. Add a pinch of salt. Stir to incorporate. Place half of the compound butter on a piece of wax paper, shape into a log and roll up, twisting the ends to secure shut. Place the other half on another wax paper sheet, roll up, and refrigerate. To make the lime butter: Combine the butter, lime zest and lime juice in a small bowl, Stir to combine. Place the butter on a piece of wax paper, shape into a log and roll up, twisting the ends to secure shut, and refrigerate. To make the smoked paprika butter: Combine the butter, paprika, hot sauce and salt in a small bowl. Stir to combine. Place the butter on a piece of wax paper, shape into a log and roll up, twisting the ends to secure shut, and refrigerate.


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