Quick and simple to make, Maitre d”Hotel Butter is a suitable accompaniment grilled meat or fish and many boiled or steamed vegetables.
2 oz. butter
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon white pepper
In a small mixing bowl, cream the butter with a wooden spoon until it is soft. Add the parsley, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix well. Spread the butter on a small plate and mark it into squares or rounds. Chill in the refrigerator for 45 minutes before using.