Chef John Folse's Herb Butter for Grilled Steaks

Herb Butter for Grilled Steaks

PREP TIME: 15 minutes Makes:  4 Pats

COMMENT:

This herb or maitre d' butter is perfect to top any grilled steak.

INGREDIENTS:

4 tbsp salted butter, room temperature

 2 tbsp chopped tarragon 

1 tsp chopped thyme

2 tbsp minced garlic

 1 tsp lemon zest, grated

 salt & cracked pepper to taste

METHOD:

Cream all of the above ingredients, then mound in the center of a square piece of plastic wrap.  Roll into a cylinder, sausage style, twisting each end.  Chill until firm.  Cut into 4 equal slices and place in the center of steaks immediately after removal from the grill.