Spicy Creole Butter
A compound butter is a great addition to a finished protein. They are simple to make. The flavor that they add to your dish will have you keeping different varieties on hand.
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 small hot peppers, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 sticks nutter, softened
2 tablespoons fresh minced chives
3/4 teaspoon Creole seasoning
Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppers, and garlic; sauté until softened but not browned. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature.
Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Taste, adjust seasoning as needed. Form into a long cylinder on a piece of parchment paper, foil, or plastic wrap and roll up, making sure to cover ends, or place in a bowl and cover. Keep refrigerated for 1 week or freeze for up to 6 months.
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