Rosemary Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe

Chicken rosemary lemon butter sauce
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Ratings (12)
  • 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
(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.