This 15 minute tangy Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce is super versatile. Use it over pasta, fish, vegetable, chicken, or meat, it’s going to make you weak in your knees.
Want to try more Sauce recipes, then do give these a try – Strawberry Sauce, Salted Caramel Sauce, Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce, Bechamel Sauce, and Homemade Pizza Sauce.
About This Recipe
Are you looking for a sauce recipe, that instantly flavors up your Grilled meat or vegetables, then you must try this Lemon Butter Sauce. Buttery, creamy, and a whole lot of zesty flavor from lemon, this will surely tickle your taste buds.
This one is a creamy and buttery thick sauce that has milk and white wine along with butter and lemon. Super simple to make, this sauce gets ready in just 15 minutes.
Also, you need a few everyday ingredients to make lemon butter sauce, that I am sure will already be available in your pantry.
If you love that lemony flavor in your recipes, then this sauce is for you. Believe me, once you pour this sauce, your dish will taste just like a fancy dish out of a professional chef’s kitchen.
So next time, Grilled Chicken, Grilled Shrimp or Salmon, Pan Seared Scallops, or even Grilled Vegetables are on your menu, do give this Lemon Butter Sauce a try.
This creamy sauce is,
- Buttery & Creamy
- Tangy & Smooth
- Perfect for grilled recipes
- Easy to make
Chicken Broth – The chicken broth is used to make the base of this creamy sauce. The chicken broth adds a nice subtle flavor of its own.
White Wine – It adds a sweet and fruity taste, in the buttery sauce.
Milk – Use whole milk in the sauce, which makes it rich and creamy. Do not use skim milk or low-fat milk, it won’t give the same result.
Butter – This sauce has a lot of butter. Do not compromise on this one, because it adds the best taste. Use cold unsalted butter.
Flour – All Purpose Flour is added to thicken the sauce.
Lemon Juice – Here is the star ingredient of the sauce, Lemon Juice. It adds a nice tangy and zesty taste to the sauce, which makes it unique from other sauces.
Other – Apart from the above ingredients you will need Garlic, Onion, Salt, Pepper and Parsley. Fresh garlic adds a unique taste, but if you do not have the same you can add in garlic powder too.
Finish off the sauce with parsley which adds a refreshing taste and also colour to this lemon butter sauce.
Step By Step Recipe
Add chicken broth, white wine, whole milk, garlic and onion in a pan.
Cook on medium heat until the mixture is reduced to half.
Heat 1 tbsp butter in a pan.
Add flour and cook until it turns slightly brown.
Now slowly pour the reduced liquid in the flour mixture and keep whisking continuously. Cook for a minute.
Add the remaining butter and cook until it melts and combine with the sauce.
Add lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix well.
Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.
Pour this delicious Brown Sauce on,
Sea Food – Shrimps, Scallops, Lobsters, Crab, and Fish such as Salmon, Cod, Halibut, Tuna, Swordfish, or Trout.
Chicken – Pour the sauce on grilled, poached, or roasted chicken for a flavourful and high protein meal.
Vegetables – It adds a great taste in grilled or sautéed vegetables, especially on asparagus green beans, brussels sprouts, artichokes, and broccoli.
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Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce Recipe
- 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
- 1/2 cup White Wine
- 1/2 cup Whole Milk
- 3 tsp Garlic (minced)
- 1/4 cup Onion (finely chopped)
- 16 tbsp Cold Unsalted Butter
- 1 tbsp Flour
- 6 tbsp Lemon Juice
- Salt (to taste)
- Pepper (to taste)
- 1 tbsp Fresh Parsley (finely chopped)
- Add chicken broth, white wine, whole milk, garlic and onion in a pan.
- Cook on medium heat until the mixture is reduced to half.
- Heat 1 tbsp butter in a pan.
- Add flour and cook until it turns slightly brown.
- Now slowly pour the reduced liquid in the flour mixture and keep whisking continuously.
- Cook for a minute.
- Add the remaining butter and cook until it melts and combine with the sauce.
- Add lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix well.
- Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.