Compound Lime Butter

This refreshing citrus butter is a flavorful topping on a variety of foods, including steamed vegetables, lean meats, and fish. You could also keep it simple and use it as a cracker or toast spread.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, mix the butter with parsley, lime juice, garlic, lime zest, and salt until well incorporated.

 

2. Transfer to a piece of plastic wrap and shape into a log. Wrap in aluminum foil and keep in your freezer until needed.

 

Yields 1 cup.