Beurre au Citron (bur oh see-trawn) is a cold lemon butter which is used to garnish cold hors d’oeuvre. The term may also refer to a hot lemon butter sauce.
6 oz. butter rind of
1 lemon, finely grated
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon white pepper
In a small bowl, beat the butter with a wooden spoon until it is well creamed. Beat in the lemon rind, salt and pepper.
Push the mixture through a fine sieve. Cover and chill.