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, Mexican
Keyword: Herbed compound butter spread
Author: Maureen Celestine
8tablespoons butter (1 stick)at room temperature
2 garlic clove, choppedshallot is fine, too
½ Jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1tablespoon chopped fresh basiloptional
Zest from 1 lime
1tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
Salt n Pepper to taste
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, stir using a rubber spatula until well combined. Place butter in a parchment or wax paper and shape into a log — store in the refrigerator for 4-6 days or in the freezer for up to 6 months.