Lemon & Chive Flavored Compound ButterRefreshing and zesting, our Lemon & Chive Flavored Compound Butter is a great accompaniment for seafood, chicken and vegetables. Add it to your Cauliflower Mash for extra deliciousness!

Fresh herbs can breathe life into the most bland of dishes, and with compound butter it also brings tasty fat. We’ve even sauteed fresh shrimp in this butter, they were delicious!

When zesting, we recommend using one of these microplanes. The zest is very finely grated and it takes no time at all, just don’t grate your fingers!

This recipe makes 10 serves, one serve is 1 tablespoon.

For more herb-alicious butters, try our Classic Garlic Butter and our Cilantro & Lime Butter.

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Ingredients for Making Your Lemon & Chive Flavored Compound Butter:

  • 3 tablespoons of Chives, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, finely zested and 1 tablespoon of juice
  • 1 stick (4 ounces) of Unsalted Butter, softened
  • ¼ teaspoon of Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of Pepper

Instructions for Making Your Lemon & Chive Flavored Compound Butter:

  1. In a mixing bowl place all ingredients.
  2. Mix well, ensuring everything is combined.
  3. Gently spoon onto a sheet of cling film and roll into a log shape.
  4. Set in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving. Store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

If you want to make a larger batch of Lemon & Chive Compound Butter, simply adjust the serving amounts in our easy to use recipe card below. The measurements and ingredients will adjust themselves, and all you have to do is follow the method.
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Refreshing and zesting, our Lemon & Chive Flavored Compound Butter is a great accompaniment for seafood, chicken and vegetables. Add it to your Cauliflower Mash for extra deliciousness!
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Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl place all ingredients.
  2. Mix well, ensuring everything is combined.
  3. Gently spoon onto a sheet of cling film and roll into a log shape.
  4. Set in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving. Store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
  1. In a mixing bowl place all ingredients.
  2. Mix well, ensuring everything is combined.
  3. Gently spoon onto a sheet of cling film and roll into a log shape.
  4. Set in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving. Store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Lemon & Chive Flavored Compound Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.004g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Potassium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0.1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.03g 0%
Sugars 0.02g
Protein 0.05g 0%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 0.002%
Iron 0.002%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.