Orange Tarragon Garlic Butter Orange Tarragon Garlic Butter

Author: Canadian Living

Flavoured butters, also known as compound butters, are a great way to dress up boiled lobster without taking away from the rich meat's natural briny sweetness. These butters are also delicious with other seafood; grilled fish, chicken or meat; or steamed vegetables.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2011


  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 pinch salt


In bowl, mash together butter, garlic, tarragon, parsley, orange zest and salt. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze in airtight container for up to 2 months.)

Melt in saucepan over low heat; serve with lobster.
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Orange Tarragon Garlic Butter