Herbed compound butter can be used for a variety of things. It can be used over poultry, animal protein, vegetables, and grains. It can also be used to enhance a homemade sauce.
Course: Appetizer, Condiments
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: Herbed compound butter spread
Author: Maureen Celestine
1tablespoon olive oil
8tablespoonsbutter (1 stick) at room temperature
1tablespoonchopped fresh Oregano
1tablespoonchopped fresh basil
½ teaspoon cayenne powder
½ teaspoon cumin
Salt n Pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Add the shallots and saute for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside to cool completely.Combine the rest of the ingredients including the sauteed shallots in a bowl, and stir to combine. Wrap in a parchment or wax paper and shape into a log. Store in the refrigerator for 4-6 days or in the freezer overnight.