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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Hands-on Overall

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

Net carbs0.2 grams
Protein0.2 grams
Fat10.6 grams
Calories95 kcal

Calories from carbs 1%, protein 1%, fat 98%

Total carbs0.3 gramsFiber0.1 gramsSugars0.1 gramsSaturated fat6.5 gramsSodium2 mg(0% RDA)Magnesium0 mg(0% RDA)Potassium4 mg(0% EMR)

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.

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.
    Wasabi & Ginger Compound Butter

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, 1 tbsp/ 14 g/ 1/2 oz)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Butter, unsalted, grass-fed
0 g0.1 g10.4 g92 kcal
Wasabi powder (100% Japanese horseradish)
0.2 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Wine vinegar
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Ginger root, fresh
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Sesame oil
0 g0 g0.1 g1 kcal
Chives, fresh
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving, 1 tbsp/ 14 g/ 1/2 oz
0.2 g0.2 g10.6 g95 kcal
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