Sauces - Compound butter for fish recipes

Author: Doris Connolly  

I love using the fresh herbs in my herb garden - like fresh dill and fresh rosemary - to mix into softened butter. Herb butter or compound butter is easy and fun to make.

Garlic Herb Butter

Garlic Herb Butter
A compound butter made with garlic and fresh herbs.
Provided by: Jenny Rawn
Yields: 0 servings
Number of ingredients: 5
Ingredients:
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
How to cook:
  1. Mix all ingredients together until well combined. Place on a piece of parchment paper in a log shape. Roll up parchment (as you would a burrito), securing the ends by twisting parchment together.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve/use.
Notes: Steamy Pacific Halibut Cheeks with Lemon-Herb, Preheat oven to 400F. 2. Meanwhile, use aluminum foil or parchment paper to create two separate packets that can fit about 6 ounces of …

Herb Butter for Fish or Chicken

Herb Butter for Fish or Chicken
Want to make chicken and fish dinners quick and easy? Mix up a batch of herb butter to keep in the freezer. It creates an instant, delicious sauce.
Provided by: Jessica Fisher
Total time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 6
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp dried dill
  • 1/4 tsp dried tarragon
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 102 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 1 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 31 mg
  • Sodium: 247 mg
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. In a small bowl combine the butter, lemon zest, sea salt, paprika, dill, and tarragon until the fully incorporated. Lay out a small piece of plastic wrap. Spoon the butter into a long line. Wrap the plastic wrap around the butter, forming a tight cyclinder. Chill until firm.
  2. To serve, slice the butter cylinder into 8 slices and place atop hot cooked fish or chicken. The butter will melt, creating an instant herb sauce.
Notes: Compound Butter for Steaks, Instructions. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix well to combine. Using plastic wrap or parchment paper form into a log. Place into refrigerator to …

Dill & Rosemary Compound Butter for Fish

Dill & Rosemary Compound Butter for Fish
This easy compound butter recipe is full of flavor! I love using the fresh herbs in my herb garden - like fresh dill and fresh rosemary - to mix into softened butter. This compound butter for fish is so delicious on top of salmon fillets or even grilled steak.
Provided by: Becca Ludlum
Total time: 45 minutes
Prep time: 35 minutes
Yields: 16 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 3
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup fresh dill
  • 3/4 cup fresh rosemary
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 204 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Fat: 22.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 61 mg
  • Sodium: 1 mg
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
How to cook:
  1. Soften your butter: Allow your butter to come to room temperature by placing it on the counter for about 30 minutes.
  2. Prep your herbs: Dice your herbs and set aside.
  3. Mix it up: Add your chopped dill and rosemary to the soft butter. Use a fork to stir the butter and herbs together.
  4. Scoop: Using a spoon or scoop, roll the herb butter into 1 tablespoon balls and place into mini muffin tins or onto a plate that will fit into your freezer.
  5. Freeze: Freeze for 15 minutes and then transfer the butter balls to a plastic freezer bag.
  6. Repeat: Repeat steps 4 and 5 until all of your butter is frozen.
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Herb Butter: 8 Recipes

Herb Butter: 8 Recipes
Herb butter or compound butter is easy and fun to make. It enahnces any food you'd normally add butter to.
Provided by: Toni Dash
Total time: 135 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 26
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 small bunch basil (about five leaves, stemm)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 - 8 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup mixed chopped herbs (chives, basil, parsley, or rosemary)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2-4 tablespoons fresh sage (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 T chives (parsley, tarragon, chervil,)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablsepoon dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish cream
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 101 kcal
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 30 mg
  • Sodium: 101 mg
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Parsley and Chive Butter
  2. Allow the butter to soften.
  3. Mix the parsley and chives together and then stir them into the softened butter.
  4. Slowly add the lemon juice, stirring constantly.
  5. Mix in sea salt and pepper to suit your taste.
  6. Basil Butter
  7. Allow the butter to soften.
  8. Remove the basil leaves from the stem.
  9. Pile them one on top of the other and roll into a tube. Envision a cigar.
  10. Slice in 1/8- 1/4 inch slices all along the roll.
  11. Allow the pieces to fall apart.
  12. Stir the basil pieces into the butter.
  13. Garlic Herb Butter
  14. Allow the butter to soften.
  15. Mince the garlic and add it to the butter.
  16. Combine the herbs to suit your taste.
  17. Place in the fridge for 2 hours before using, so the flavors can blend.
  18. Sage Butter
  19. Allow the butter to soften.
  20. Cut the sage into 1/4 inch square pieces.
  21. Mix the two together.
  22. Fines Herbes Butter
  23. Allow the butter to soften.
  24. Finely chop the parsley, tarragon, and chervil.
  25. Snip the rosemary leaves.
  26. Add all of the herbs to the butter and mix well
  27. This butter will enhance the flavor of vegetables, fish, or French bread.
  28. Mint Butter
  29. Allow the butter to soften.
  30. Crumble the dried mint into the lemon juice. Stir well.
  31. Slowly pour the juice into the butter stirring constantly.
  32. Tarragon Butter
  33. Allow the butter to soften.
  34. Crumble the dried herbs into the lemon juice and stir well.
  35. Slowly pour the juice into the butter stirring constantly.
  36. Horseradish and Chive Butter
  37. Allow the butter to soften.
  38. Stir in the horseradish cream and the chopped chives.
  39. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  40. Refrigerate butter for several hours before serving.
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