Shallot- Butter Sauce for Seafood BBQ

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Bergy

This sauce is wonderful for BBQ oysters. Just slip some into the oyster when the shell pops open. Myself, I nearly always add garlic but it is a lovely subtle sauce even without my friend Ms Garlic. There is enough sauce for 4 servings of seafood

Top Review by gourmetmomma

this is a wonderful butter sauce. ms garlic was definately invited to the party! i used red onions instead of shallots, and i only used half the amount of butter because i wanted a strong flavor. served over broiled tilapia, it made for a lovely meal. for some reason, the sauce tasted like it had bacon in it (a good thing to me!) this tasted like a fancy restaraunt sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put 2 tbsp butter in fry pan and sauté the shallots until transparent& golden 5 minutes.
  2. Whisk in the beer, vinegar, lemon juice& cayenne.
  3. Heat 2-3 minutes until bubbly and kind of syrupy.
  4. Cut remaining butter into table spoons and over very low heat (barely warm) adding a tbsp at a time whisking it into the sauce.
  5. Add the next piece only after the previous one has melted inches.
  6. Remove sauce from heat and whisk in the hot sauce and parsley.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve the sauce barely warm with your favorite seafood.

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