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Herb & Garlic Butter for Steaks & Chops

D'Artagnan | Yield: makes 1/4 pound log
Bright and fresh, this classic compound butter enhances steaks, chops, duck breast, lamb, chicken, and more. Add a generous pat on top of your meat while it rests.
Garlic Herb Compound Butter Recipe | D’Artagnan

Ingredients

  • 1 stick (8 Tbs) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup finely chopped soft herbs (such as parsley, thyme, chervil, dill, and tarragon)
  • Fine sea salt & freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, combine softened butter, garlic, and herbs. Season with salt to taste and a few turns of pepper. Mix until evenly combined. Place butter in plastic wrap and roll into a log shape. Chill.

Recipe note: Compound butter will keep fresh for about 2 weeks in the refrigerator and 1 year in the freezer.