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Lime Butter Sauce

Makesabout 3/4 cup
  • Active Time:5 min
  • Start to Finish:5 min
July 2006
It takes only 5 minutes to make this fantastic sauce. Once you see how versatile it is—it works perfectly with grilled salmon—you'll want to make it for a whole host of your summer favorites.
  • 1 large garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted
  • Purée garlic with lime juice, salt, and pepper in a blender until smooth. With motor running, add melted butter and blend until emulsified, about 30 seconds.
Cooks’ note: Lime butter sauce can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Stir before using.
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