Garlic Butter sauce is an easy way to bring your everyday meals to a restaurant-quality look and taste. This sauce is delicious with a steak. However, at our house, it seems we are always finding new ways to use this rich tasting finish to the meal.
If you are looking for a last-minute, easy recipe to turn a simple meal into something truly amazing, then I definitely recommend this easy sauce. Spoon it over any vegetable, steak, chicken, pork, shrimp, salmon, or anything else you can dream up.
Take a plain piece of chicken or pork and quickly dress it up. The taste goes to the next level.
Garlic Butter for Steak and Many other Entrees
Add a Buttery Essence to Your Meal
This sauce just amps up the flavor, ads a buttery essence. Make your next baked potatoes, grilled asparagus, green beans, and more; drizzle on a bit of this garlic butter sauce and it goes from good to great. At least in our house it does.
The possibilities are just endless!
Making Your Food Visually Appealing
Another way that restaurant chefs create that special recipe is by making it look beautiful. Drizzling a sauce over the top of your food just before serving creates an attractive looking dinner. We eat with our eyes first and this makes me want to dig in.
Sauces are a restaurant’s secret weapon. Make restaurant-quality sauces right in your own home.
Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce
While this is scrumptious drizzled over meat, seafood, and veggies. It is a great dipping sauce that can be used for chicken tenders, kabob pieces, bread, grilled meat, and veggies. Really, anything that you can dream up.
4-Ingredient Butter Sauce
This recipe uses just 4 ingredients to make this mouthwatering deliciousness. It takes just minutes to create this lovely sauce.
Butter. Make sure to use a good quality grade A butter.
Garlic. Well, need I say more? Garlic is just an amazing seasoning.
Stone Ground Mustard. The mustard helps to thicken the sauce and add a depth of flavor.
Heavy Cream. The heavy cream helps bring the whole sauce together and give it that rich creamy texture.
Variations to the Butter Sauce
Use this base recipe to create other mouth-watering sauce variations.
Cowboy Dipping Sauce
If you prefer a bit more spice, turn this into a cowboy dipping sauce. It is easy with just a few additions.
Add 1 tablespoon of lemon. This will add a pop of freshness
A pinch of cayenne, red pepper flakes, and paprika for a bit of heat.
Use Fresh if you can for these next three ingredients. Add 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley, thyme, and chives. Again, this will add a bright flavor profile.
Mix this all together with the basic garlic butter sauce and you have created a delicious Cowboy Dipping Sauce.
We often make this Honey Garlic Butter Sauce too. It is the perfect blend of sweet and savory. Just like the garlic butter sauce recipe, this is great with so many different foods.
How Long Does the Butter Sauce Last?
This sauce can last in the refrigerator five to seven days. Just reheat and serve.
Garlic Butter Sauce for Steak
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- 1/2 Cup Butter
- 2 Tablespoon Garlic Minced
- 2 Tablespoon Stone Ground Mustard
- 1 Cup Heavy Cream
- In a sauce pan over medium-high heat, add the butter, garlic, and stone-ground mustard. Cook 30 seconds to 1 minute until the garlic is fragrant.
- Add the cream. Stir and cook until slightly thickened. Approximately 4 -5 minutes. This sauce is ready to enjoy.