Spicy Garlic Butter

Image: Jeff Coulson

Plain melted butter is wonderful on lobster, but this jazzed up version makes your seafood dish even more irresistible.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Method

In small skillet, melt 2 tsp butter over medium heat. Cook 3 cloves garlic,
minced; add 1/2 tsp smoked paprika, stirring, until garlic is softened, about 2 minutes. Transfer to bowl; let cool to room temperature, about 5 minutes. 

Mash in 1/3 cup butter, softened, and 1 tsp hot pepper sauce.

Make-ahead: Wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days or overwrap in foil and freeze for up to 2 months.

To serve, gently melt butter mixture and use as dip for Boiled Fresh Lobsters. Makes about 1/3 cup.

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Spicy Garlic Butter

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