Shrimp Butter

READY IN: 6hrs 15mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 2 tablespoons butter in skillet over medium high heat until melted.
  • Sauté shrimp with salt & black pepper until just cooked through - about 1 1/2 - 2 minutes.
  • Transfer shrimp to food processor.
  • In the same skillet, cook onion in 1 tablespoon butter over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Scrape onions & any remaining butter in the skillet into the food processor. Allow to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • Once cooled, add lemon juice, cayenne and remaining 1/2 cup butter to the food processor. Pulse until shrimp are finely chopped.
  • Chill in the refrigerator at least 6 hours.
  • Before serving, allow to come back to room temperature.
  • Serve on toasted bread, crackers, steak, fish, potatoes or anything you can think of.
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