Drawn Butter

Makes 3/4 cup

Serve this butter with our Boiled Lobsters with Corn and Potatoes.


  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat until butter foams and solids sink to bottom, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool.

  2. Carefully skim foam from top, and discard. Pour clear butter into a bowl, leaving any solids in pan; discard solids. (Drawn butter can be refrigerated for up to 1 month.) Serve warm.

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