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Preserved Lemon Compound Butter
Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Compound butter is an easy way to give your food a massive flavor boost.
Course: Dip/Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 stick
Author: Christine | Mid-Life Croissant
  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons minced preserved lemon rind about one lemon, pulp and seeds will not be used in this recipe
  1. Let butter soften at least 30 minutes.
  2. Grind cumin and coriander in a mortar and pestle. Stop at a coarse grind. Some texture is nice.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well with a fork.
  4. Using a silicone spatula, spoon butter onto a piece of parchement paper.
  5. Shape it into a log form.
  6. Roll it up in the parchment.
  7. Refrigerate one hour before serving.
Recipe Notes

Since preserved lemon is quite salty it is important to use sweet butter.
Keeps one week wrapped well in the refrigerator.