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Seafood Butter Sauce and Baste Recipe

The delicate flavors in this buttery baste complement succulent seafood.—Charlie and Ruthie Knote, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add remaining ingredients. Brush on seafood; baste occasionally during grilling. May also be served warm as a nice dipping sauce with shrimp, crawfish, crab and lobster. Yield: 1/2 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 101 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.