Garlic Butter

Garlic Butter
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Absolutely the best Garlic Butter, hands down! Forget just chopping up a few cloves of Garlic and adding it to Butter. The real trick is to use Aioli & Butter. Aioli has an ample amount of Garlic that is pureed into the Oil. It really packs a punch of Garlic and offers those unique Garlic tones that you look for in a Good Garlic Bread.

Along with a few Green Herbs, some dehydrated Onion & Garlic Flakes for that speckled effect, some Butter Popcorn seasoning to really up the Buttery flavors, and you have a Fantastic Garlic Butter crafted for Garlic Lovers.

What Garlic Butter do Restaurants use?

The brand that is used in almost all restaurants when you order Garlic Bread or Garlic Fingers is Parkay, at least here on the East Coast.

Parkay Garlic Spread
Parkay Garlic Spread

Parkay Garlic Spread Ingredients

Partially Hydrogenated soya Oil, Modified Milk Ingredients, Salt, Dehydrated Garlic powder, Dehydrated Parsley, Vegetable Monoglycerides and Diglycerides, Soya Lecithin, Sodium Benzoate, Garlic oil, Natural & Artificial Flavour, Beta Carotene, BHA-BHT.

Aioli

Aioli or Toum is a Lebanese or Mediterranean Garlic Spread Dip. An emulsification of Garlic, Lemon Juice and Oil that creates a Garlicky White Sauce. Mainly used as a Dip, an ingredient in other Sauces, or brushed on Grilled Meats. This is the secret to an outstanding Garlic Butter that just has that right flavor.

Aioli
Aioli

Aioli can also be picked up at your local grocery store if you don’t want to make it. This by far is the easiest way to make it. Just combine the Aioli with Butter at a ratio you prefer and add the seasoning. Mix well. Slather it on some Garlic Bread and Bake or Air Fry.

Jar Aioli

I prefer the Aioli without added Lemon Juice for a Garlic Butter. You can include it if you like the flavor. With the portioned below, it’s about 1/2 tsp of lemon juice or less. If you want to add it in.

Pureed Jar Aioli

Jar Aioli

Place 6 Peeled Garlic Cloves (more or less depending on how strong or weak you want the Garlic Flavor) into the Jar with 1/8 tsp Sea Salt & 1/2 C of Sunflower or Neutral Oil and Puree.

Use a glass jar just wide enough to fit an Immersion blend or stick blender.

Butter

Add Butter to the Aioli, mix it in well, and you got the base for an Awesome Garlic Butter! This mixture allows us to refrigerate the butter and be able to use it almost immediately for Garlic Bread, Garlic Fingers and Twisty bread.

You can also place the Butter into the Jar to puree a bit for easier mixing of the two. Then empty into a container to add the seasoning to mix.

Garlic Butter Seasoning

With the base established of equal amounts of Butter & Aioli, now comes the seasoning.

One major ingredients that is going to really elevate the Garlic Butter is Butter Popcorn Seasoning. This will deliver a punch of butter and change the color more yellow.

Buttered Salt Popcorn Seasoning
Buttered Salt Popcorn Seasoning

Add in whatever Herbs & Spices you’d like. This recipe uses;

  • Parsley, Chives & Dill weed for added greenery and flavor.
  • Aleppo Chili Flakes for a tad of heat and some red to the spread, the flavor is also really nice.
  • Dehydrated Onion & Garlic Flakes for the tiny bits and additional Onion & Garlic flavors.

Green Onions are also a very nice addition.

Garlic Butter Seasoning
Garlic Butter Seasoning

Garlic Bread

Slather that Garlic Spread on an Italian Loaf and either Bake or Air Fry until toasted to your liking. Then slice into serving size.

Garlic Bread Spread
Garlic Bread Spread
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Garlic Butter

Addictive Garlic Butter that packs a punch. Made from combining Aioli & Butter. Brush this on Italian Bread and Bake or Air Fry for Garlic Bread.
Prep Time5 minutes
Servings: 1 Portion

Equipment

  • 1 Tupperware Bowl
  • 1 Glass Jar with a mouth opening just large enough to fit an Immersion blender in
  • 1 Immersion Blender

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C Butter
  • 1 tsp Parsley, Chives, Dehydrated Onion & Garlic Flakes - each
  • 1/2 tsp Butter Popcorn Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Dill weed & Aleppo Chili Flakes - each

Aioli

  • 6 Cloves Garlic - more or less depending on weak or strong you want the Garlic Flavor
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 C Sunflower or Neutral Oil

Instructions

  • Place peeled garlic Cloves into the Jar with 1/8 tsp of Sea Salt and 1/2 C Oil. Puree and empty into a container.
    Add more or less Garlic depending on how strong or weak you like the Garlic flavor.
  • Combine Aioli & Butter and mix well. Add the seasoning and mix again.
  • Cover and refrigerate for storage and at least 10 minutes to rehydrate the Onion & Garlic Flakes before using.
    To use, take it out of the fridge for a few minutes to soften or pop it into the microwave for a few seconds. Spread on Bread and Bake or Air Fry for Garlic Bread.
Course: Condiment, Ingredient
Cuisine: Canadian, Lebanese
Keywords: Garlic Bread Butter, Garlic Butter, Garlic Butter Spread, Garlic Spread
Author: JAH
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