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Tarragon Compound Butter for steaks

Tarragon Compound Butter

Tarragon compound butter is the perfect topping for grilled steak, chicken breast, or even corn. It should be everyone's number one grilling secret weapon. It's so easy to prepare and adds an immense amount of flavor to any dish it comes in contact with!

Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Sizzling Mess


  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter softened
  • 3 chives finely chopped, (use 4-6 chives if yours are very short)
  • 1 sprig tarragon stem removed, leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon curly parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt I used Morton's
  • 1/2 lemon juiced


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir until combined. Use right away or to save for later, place butter in a sheet of plastic wrap and form it into a log shape to slice and use later.