Coriander (Cilantro) Butter

Stovetop

Makes about ¾ cup


Ingredients:

2 garlic cloves, unpeeled

½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature

½ cup fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, minced

1 tsp fresh lemon juice


Preparation:

In a small saucepan, blanch garlic in boiling water for 10 minutes. Remove from water; cool and peel. Finely mince garlic.


In a small bowl, cream butter.


Add minced garlic, coriander and lemon juice. Pack butter into a small, covered container and refrigerate until ready to use.


Gilbertie, Sal. Kitchen Herbs: The Art and Enjoyment of Growing Herbs and Cooking with Them: New York, Bantam Books, 1988.