Rosemary Lemon Butter Sauce

Spread Butter on Seasoned Grilled, Roasted Spring Chicken Meat
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  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 cup (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
207 Calories
23g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1/2 cup (4 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Calcium 16mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This rosemary lemon butter sauce recipe makes an excellent addition to roasted poultry of all kinds. Brush it over broiled chicken breast slices as a sauce, serve it alongside seared duck, or drizzle it on fried chicken for a rich, flavorful finish.


  • 1/2 cup butter (melted)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary (fresh and chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

Steps to Make It

  1. While the butter is still warm, stir in the lemon juice, chopped rosemary, and garlic salt.

  2. Use the rosemary butter sauce on poultry or as a dipping sauce for bread or soft pretzels.