There are endless ideas for this compound butter… slather it on a crusty baguette, or on mashed potatoes, hash browns, fried rice, steamed spinach, grilled onions, sautéed shrimp, grits, pan-fried salmon, burgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, cheese steaks, pork chops, pasta, roasted tomato and more.
2 tablespoons white vinegar vinegar or 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
Pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temp
Place the vinegar or lemon juice, parsley, oregano, garlic and red pepper flakes in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Transfer the mixture to a piece of cheesecloth or a kitchen towel and take out the excess liquid. Place the mixture in a small bowl and stir in the butter.
Transfer the chimichurri butter to a sheet of plastic wrap and shape it into a log. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until it has hardened.
USE on everything!