Sauces are an important part of every meal. They enrich the dish to an extent that it takes it to a level above in a way that the dish would taste much different without the sauce that fits it. Sauces are very popular and it’s almost impossible to imagine eating any food without having some kind of sauce on it that will give it a better flavor.
Considering this we decided to give you some interesting recipes for making a sauce that is quite simple, has a few ingredients and takes a few minutes to prepare but it really elevates a lot of dishes especially ones that utilize fish.
It’s a lemon butter sauce and following the recipes we are about to share you’ll only need a few minutes in the kitchen to have it ready. Even though it’s really easy to make this sauce it’s very tasty and if you’re a fish lover you’ll definitely fall in love with this sauce along with your fish.
Easy Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe #1
The preparation of this lemon butter sauce recipe is extremely easy and it takes only about 5 minutes from start to finish. Following the recipe exactly will get you enough lemon butter sauce for 4 servings and because there are a bunch of ways to cook it and we’ll explain them all further below this post.
The ingredients needed to prepare the lemon butter sauce are:
250g salted Butter (cut up into cubes)
1 Lemon (Squeezed)
2 tablespoons of Parsley and Cilantro mix
Black pepper according to taste
Using the stove:-
-To start making this recipe using the top of the stove you’ll need to get a frying pan and add the butter in it to melt it on medium heat.
-When the butter is melted completely, add the lemon juice and the parsley and cilantro mix and simmer them for about 3 minutes.
-Take it out of the heat and it’s ready to be served.
Using the Instant Pot:-
-Take out your instant pot and select the sauté program
-Put the butter in the instant pot and melt it.
-Once it’s melted well add the other ingredients, mix them well inside the pot and let them cook for about 2 minutes.
-Turn the instant pot off and take out the inner pot in order to serve the sauce.
Either way you decide to make this recipe you’ll get 0 net Carbs, 61 Calories, 3g Fat and 6g Protein.
Easy Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe #2
The second recipe for this delicious sauce is also very easy and quick to make and also very delicious. It takes about 5 minutes to get it ready for serving and you’ll get similar nutrition as the previous recipe. To make this one you’ll need the following ingredients:
- 250g salted Butter (grass-fed if possible)
- 2 Lemons (Squeezed)
- 1 teaspoon of dried Parsley
- 1 large chopped Garlic clove
To start making this recipe you’ll need a frying pan in which you’ll put the butter and melt it over medium heat.
Once it’s melted you’ll need to add the rest of the ingredients and mix them well, then simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.
After the 5 minutes passed, you can serve it right away and enjoy.
Both of these lemon butter recipes are amazing and paired with some delicious fish they are even better. So the next recipe we have for you is a lemon butter recipe with some fried fish.
Easy Lemon Butter Recipe with Fried Fish
This lemon butter recipe is excellent with some fried fish because their flavors mix together perfectly. It’s even easier to make than the previous ones because it required less ingredients for the sauce.
If you prefer the other lemon butter recipes you can easily mix them in with the fried fish and get a tasty dish as well although we think that this one is perfect with some fish fillets. The ingredients you’ll need to make this recipe are:
60g Butter (Cut into cubes)
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
Salt and pepper
150g Fish fillets
2 tablespoons White flour
2 tablespoons Canola oil
– To start making this recipe you’ll need to get a frying pan and add the butter in it to melt on medium heat.
-Once about 3 minutes has passed and the butter is melted, take it away from the stove and transfer it to a bowl.
-Add the lemon juice and some salt and pepper in the bowl and stir it to combine it well and put it aside for later.
-Take the fish and dry it off using paper towels and afterwards add some salt, pepper and flour on both sides of the fish making sure it’s well covered with the ingredients. Once they are covered shake whatever flour hasn’t stuck to the fish.
-Take out a skillet and add some oil in it to heat it up on high heat. When it’s hot enough, add the fish and cook it for about 2 minutes making sure it gets crispy on the edges and afterwards flip over and cook it on the other side for the same amount of time.
Once they are done, transfer them to a serving plate and cover them with the sauce you prepared previously. Use some parsley to garnish if you want to and enjoy.
The nutritional value you get with this plate is 3g net Carbs, 393 Calories, 28g Fat and 31g Protein.
This is just one example of how you can use the lemon butter sauce recipe but keep in mind that it goes well with a lot of other dishes for any time of the day. You can try to combine it with anything and experiment with your own favorite dishes.
We’d like to know which lemon butter recipe you liked best from our list so feel free to let us know in the comment section below or contact us directly.