Brown Butter Sauce with Fresh Herbs

Brown Butter Sauce with Fresh Herbs

This sauce is delicious served atop a freshly grilled fish filet and a herb salad.

Author: Nancy Silverton
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes


  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup Italian parsley, fresh, stemmed
  • 1/2 cup chervil, fresh, stemmed
  • 1/3 cup dill, fresh, stemmed
  • 1/3 cup tarragon, fresh, stemmed
  • 4 ounces Butter unsalted
  • 1 tablespoon shallot, peeled, trimmed, minced


  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, melt and brown the Plugrá Butter, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat, add the shallots and lemon juice and correct the seasoning to taste with kosher salt and black pepper.
  3. Place a fillet on each plate next to the herb salad. Splash the brown butter sauce over the salad and fillet. Serve immediately.