Wasabi & Ginger Compound Butter

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Compound butter aka flavored butter is such an easy way to add flavor to grilled meats, vegetables, or keto bread. It's the perfect condiment to use when you follow a healthy keto diet.

This wasabi ginger compound butter is made with 100% powdered Japanese horseradish, no artificial alternatives. This savory fat bomb goes especially well with grilled steaks with grilled green onions. It's also a great way to boost your cauli-rice with healthy fats and flavor without the extra carbs!

Here’s a pro tip on storing if you can’t use the entire log in a timely fashion. Scoop the softened butter into a silicone ice cube tray then freeze until solid. Once frozen simply pop them out and store in a freezer safe container.

Or instead of just one, make 2-3 small butter logs and freeze. When you need a bit of butter just let it thaw at room temperature for 30 minutes or so before using.

Tip: Flavored butter makes a delicious and unique gift! Simply wrap it in parchment paper, twist the ends, attach a ribbon and a gift tag.

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Nutritional values (per serving, 1 tbsp/ 14 g/ 1/2 oz)

0.2 grams 0.1 grams 0.2 grams 10.6 grams 6.5 grams 95 calories
Total Carbs0.3grams
Fiber0.1grams
Net Carbs0.2grams
Protein0.2grams
Fat10.6grams
of which Saturated6.5grams
Calories95kcal
Magnesium0mg (0% RDA)
Potassium4mg (0w% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (1%), protein (1%), fat (98%)

Ingredients (makes one large log, about 490 g/ 17.3 oz)

  • 450 g softened unsalted butter (1 lb)
  • 2 tbsp wasabi powder (12 g/ 0.4 oz)
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar (15 ml)
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger (6 g/ 0.2 oz)
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped chives
  • Optional: salt and pepper, to taste

Note: If you can't eat butter, swap it for ghee, lard, duck fat and even virgin coconut oil.

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Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
    Wasabi & Ginger Compound Butter
  2. Blend until smooth. Alternatively, you can mix everything in a bowl using a fork - it will just take a little longer to combine. Then transfer the butter to a piece of parchment paper. Wasabi & Ginger Compound Butter
  3. Roll the butter into a log then chill until set, or use immediately. Wasabi & Ginger Compound Butter
  4. Store for up to 5 days in the refrigerator, 6 months in the freezer.
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Lauren is the food photographer, recipe developer, and author behind the healthy living website Wicked Spatula.

With a focus on mindful and sustainable living she aspires to show her audience that healthy eating doesn't have to be boring, complicated, or tasteless and that healthy living is all about getting in touch with yourself and your surroundings.

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