The Best Cowboy Butter Recipe for Steak, Chicken, Vegetables and More.

Once you try this Cowboy Butter recipe for steak you might just want to serve it with everything; baked potatoes, chicken, vegetables, mushrooms, the list goes on and on.

Cowboy Butter Recipe For Steak
Cowboy Butter Recipe For Steak Etc

What is Cowboy Butter?

Cowboy butter is a delicious condiment that has gained popularity in recent years. It is a lovely combination of butter, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, chilli heat and herbs such as parsley, chives and thyme.

Cowboy butter is a versatile sauce that can be used to add serious taste to a variety of dishes, including grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and baked potatoes.

This tasty spread has a rich, tangy taste with a subtle kick of spice that makes it almost irresistible.

Cowboy butter is easy to make and can be prepared in advance, making it a perfect addition to a variety of meals.

Ingredients for Cowboy Butter:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice & zest 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

How to Make Cowboy Butter


  1. In a medium bowl, combine butter, chilli powder, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, honey, parsley, thyme, chives, smoked paprika, onion powder, salt and black pepper.
  2. Stir until all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 2 weeks.
  4. Enjoy your delicious cowboy butter with steak, chicken, potatoes or vegetables.

What to Serve Cowboy Butter With

Although most people probably think of Cowboy Butter dipping sauce as a pairing for steak, it really is deliciously versatile and can be used as a dipping sauce for fries, it can be added to mashed potatoes, drizzled over chicken, mushrooms, roasted vegetables or even as served on top of fresh pasta.

Cowboy Butter can really be seen as a compound butter recipe that is as versatile as the many different varieties of flavoured butters out there.

Watch the whole process on Instagram

Cowboy Butter Recipe Video

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