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Decadent Cowboy Butter Steak Dipping Sauce is a dream come true. It's so flavorful and perfect for pairing with everything from beef and seafood to chicken, vegetables, and fresh bread. Whip it up in 5 minutes using simple ingredients, and give it a try with dinner tonight!
I have found my new sauce obsession: cowboy butter dipping sauce. This sauce goes with everything! It's creamy and zesty with an irresistible kick of heat.
It's perfect as a dipping sauce for steak or seafood like crab meat and shrimp, but it's so delicious on its own you can even enjoy it with a fresh piece of French bread or over a simple vegetable side dish.
Give this easy cowboy butter sauce recipe a try and I know you'll want to pair it with everything. Make extra - it's simple to store and save for later!
What is Cowboy Butter?
Cowboy butter sauce is a zesty compound butter sauce recipe made up of:
- Melted butter
- Lemon zest and juice
- Red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper
- Garlic powder
- Dijon mustard
- and Worcestershire sauce.
It's the perfect butter steak sauce and one of the best dipping sauces for steak, hands down. Try it with anything you can think of and I guarantee you will love it.
What to Serve with Steak Dipping Sauce
Pair our easy cowboy butter sauce recipe with:
It's also delicious over pork, shrimp, roasted or grilled vegetables, or as a dipping sauce for freshly baked French bread. Anything you can think of, we guarantee you'll want to try this cowboy butter sauce with.
Is it keto-friendly?
Yes! Our steak dipping sauce is amazing for a keto diet. It's so buttery and flavorful and perfect for taking a regular dinner and making it truly incredible.
Is it gluten-free?
Yes! This is an easy gluten-free sauce recipe. Double-check your Worcestershire sauce, but most do not contain gluten.
Can I make it ahead of time?
Yes, you can! Prepare the butter as instructed and pour it into a mason jar or other tightly sealed container. Reheat in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring to return to its original consistency.
Cowboy Butter lasts about a week in the refrigerator, but you can also freeze it.
How to Freeze
If you want to freeze your compound butter to use later, store it in an airtight, freezer-safe container with at least 2 inches of room at the top for it to expand. Store in the freezer for up to 6 months, labeled with the freezing date.
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- Creamy Garlic Parmesan Sauce
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Cowboy Butter Sauce Recipe
- Small whisk
- Mixing bowl
- 1 stick salted butter melted
- 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- ½ tsp. garlic powder
- ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
- ½ Tbsp. Dijon mustard
- ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley chopped
- ½ tsp. sea salt
- ½ tsp. black pepper
- Melt 1 stick salted butter. Add with all remaining ingredients to a bowl and mix until fully incorporated.
- Serve with steak, chicken, pork, seafood, and more for dipping!