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Shallot-Horseradish Chive Steak Butter.
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Shallot-Horseradish And Chive Compound Butter

A simple compound butter with horseradish, shallots and chives that will enliven grilled meats, vegetables and potatoes.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Author: Cynthia


  • 4 ounces unsalted butter softened, (1 stick)
  • 2 Tablespoons prepared horseradish (not creamed horseradish)
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped shallots about 1
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon minced chives


  • In a food processor fitted with a blade, or in a small bowl blend first 5 ingredients, butter through pepper until smooth.
  • Check for seasoning, adding more horseradish, salt or pepper if necessary.
  • Mix in chives by hand. On a piece of plastic wrap or aluminum foil, form butter into a log, or press butter into a small dish.
  • Chill until firm. Slice and serve on steak, chicken or vegetables.