Compound Butter QuickTip Recipe Video

Chef Keith Snow demonstrates how to create a compound or herbed butter in this short howto cooking video.


Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings10
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy, ,


 Salted butter1 Cup (16 tbs) (room temperature)
 Thyme sprigs3 , leaves removed and chopped
 Fresh rosemary sprig1
 Sage sprig1 Medium
 Basil sprig1 Medium
 Fresh oregano leaves1 Teaspoon
 Sea salt flakes To Taste
 Black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 177 Calories from Fat 168

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.4%

Saturated Fat 12.1 g60.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.5 mg

Sodium 163.9 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 0.62 g1.2%

Vitamin A 16.4% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 6.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Pull of the leaves from thyme and discard the stems.
2. Using a sharp knife, chop all the herbs, holding them in bunch all together.
3. Add the chopped herbs into the butter container.
4. Using a fork mash and stir well to mix.
5. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and little bit of black pepper.
6. Store this butter in a parchment paper and refrigerate.

7. Use as desired over steak, chicken or vegetable.