Basil, Lemon and Garlic Butter

Basil, Lemon and Garlic Butter

  • Prep: 1 hr 35 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 1 hr 35 min
  • Serving: Makes 1 stick of butter

This butter is delicious brushed on grilled fish or melted and used as a dipping sauce for seafood. Also substitute it for regular table butter so guests can enjoy it on bread rolls.


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temp
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil chiffonade, loosely packed
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • pinch of salt


  1. Place the butter, basil, garlic, lemon zest, and a pinch of salt into a medium-sized bowl and stir well until blended.
  2. Transfer the butter mixture to a piece of parchment paper, and carefully roll into a cylinder shape.
  3. Twist the ends to seal and then place the butter mixture into the refrigerator to firm before serving.

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