Lemon and Herb Butter Sauce

Lemon and Herb Butter Sauce

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 8 servings

This delicious and aromatic lemon and herb butter sauce is scrumptious spooned over grilled fish and chicken, or used as a dipping sauce for steamed seafood.


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 large garlic cloves, very finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped thyme leaves
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the butter, garlic, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice and thyme into a bowl and whisk well to combine. Season the mixture with a few pinches of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, and then continue to whisk until completely blended.


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