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Small brown round cutting board with slices of lemon dill butter garnished with fresh lemon and dill.
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5 from 2 votes

Lemon-Dill Butter

Make Lemon Dill Compound Butter and melt on grilled salmon and vegetables like asparagus. Stores great in the freezer for months!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sauces, Marinades, & Condiments
Cuisine: American
Keyword: compound butter, grilled salmon butter, lemon dill butter
Servings: 12
Calories: 70kcal


Lemon Dill Butter

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
  • 1 pinch kosher sea salt
  • 1 fresh lemon juice and zest


Mix Lemon Dill Butter

  • In a small bowl, place the butter, fresh dill, zest of one fresh lemon, one squeeze of lemon juice, and a pinch of salt.
  • Mix until combined using a small spatula, place on a piece of plastic wrap or parchment paper.
  • Push the lemon dill butter into a long roll shape using the plastic wrap or paper to get it about an inch wide in a long roll. Twist the ends closed.

Storage Tips For Lemon Dill Butter

  • Place in fridge to firm up and use that day.
  • Slice into coins, and serve over grilled fish, potatoes, or asparagus.
  • Will keep in the freezer for up to two months. Wrap well and store in a freezer zip top bag.


How To Use Lemon Dill Butter In Other Recipes?

  • slather on corn on the cob
  • melt over shrimp or lobster
  • toss into fresh pasta
  • butter over hot bread
  • try it on any fish dish
  • use on hot grilled steaks 
  • stir into hot mashed potatoes
  • goes very well with grilled chicken
  • add to sauces for a glossy finish
  • place it on grilled vegetables

How To Store Lemon Dill Compound Butter?

  • Wrap in parchment paper and keep in a ziplock bag in the freezer for up to 4 months. 


Serving: 12g | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 4.8mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg