Simple Chive Butter Sauce Recipe

This chive butter recipe is quick and easy and works as a spread for bagels or a sauce for steak.

Chives have plenty of other uses, but here, the delicate touch of onion flavor that fresh chives bring to the butter makes for a surprisingly easy way to jazz up myriad dishes.

Simple Chive Butter Sauce Recipe
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to 8 servings
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chives
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • fleur de sel
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. After it’s mixed, roll butter into a log and wrap in plastic wrap. Place in the fridge to harden.
  3. Use this as a spread or, the next time you grill a steak, cut a 1/4-inch slice and place it over the top when the steak is warm. And that's it: Instant chive-butter sauce.
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