Classic Steak Butter recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Classic Steak Butter

Yields 1 1/4 cup; ideal for 12-16 steaks
Cuisine: American
Category: Marinades, Rubs & Sauces
Garlicky, peppery, herb-filled butter melting on a hot steak is divine! Make the ultimate compound butter for steak with this easy recipe for Classic Steak Butter.
Prep Time
15 mins
Other Time
2 hrs
Cook Time
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins
  • 1/2 pound unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon roasted garlic
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1-2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1-2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage
  1. Thoroughly combine softened butter with garlic, salt, pepper, shallots, parsley, sage and rosemary. Roll with plastic wrap into a log shape 1-inch in diameter; refrigerate 2 hours or until butter is solid.
  2. Cut steak butter into 1/4-inch slices as needed. Serve on top of your favorite Certified Angus Beef ® steak.
  3. Flavored butters can be refrigerated for 3 days or frozen for 4 weeks. Use a melon-ball scoop to portion refrigerated butter. When freezing a flavored butter, roll it into a cylinder-shape in plastic wrap, cover tightly and slice into teaspoon-sized rounds to serve.
Recipe created by Chef Fritz Gitschner, C.M.C., for Certified Angus Beef
classic steak butter recipe

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