Butter makes everything better. Compound butter can make any dish a decadent dish. It's a total flavor bomb, adding that extra little somethin' somethin' that'll make your dinner guests oooooo and ahhhhh over your food.
Here are 2 simple recipes you can use on poultry or beef. If you're roasting your meat or cooking it in a slow cooker, slather the compound butter on before cooking. If you're grilling or pan searing your meat, slather it on immediate after cooking while the meat rests.
You can create sooooo many different amazing compound butters. Get creative with your family's favorite ingredients. Here are a few more ideas:
Blue Cheese Butter
1 stick unsalted butter, 2 tbsp crumbled blue cheese, 3-4 dashes Worcestershire sauce, 1 tsp garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste. This is perfect for steak!
1 stick unsalted butter, 1/2 cup bbq sauce, salt & pepper to taste. Slather this on grilled chicken or shrimp!
1 stick unsalted butter, 2 tbsp cajun seasoning, salt & pepper to taste. This one is great on fish!