Japanese Garlic Butter

Lynn Dine


This is a recipe from "The Barbecue Bible!" by Steven Raichlen. It's a Japanese butter sauce that can be used to baste fish, meats and vegetables on the grill or served as a sauce over vegetables and meats.


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5 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
3 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
clove garlic, minced

How to Make Japanese Garlic Butter


  • 1Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the remaining ingredients and simmer briskly until the garlic has lost its rawness and the sauce is rich-tasting and mellow, about 3 minutes. The butter keeps, covered in the refrigerator, for up to 3 days. Reheat over low heat before using.

    Makes about 1/2 cup

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About Japanese Garlic Butter

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Japanese

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