Drawn butter | Drawn butter sauce recipe

Easy Recipe: Homemade Drawn Butter Sauce

This is our quick, easy and very tasty Drawn Butter sauce recipe for Seafood.
We serve it with our steamed fish, crayfish, crab, mussels…everything seafood basically!

Drawn butter | Drawn butter sauce recipe

How to Make a Delicious Drawn Butter Sauce

Discover the secret to creating a mouthwatering drawn butter sauce with our step-by-step guide. Elevate your culinary skills and impress your guests!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Condiment, Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 350 ml
Calories 363 kcal


  • Saucepan
  • Measuring spoons
  • Whisk


  • 2 Tbsp of butter
  • 300 ml boiling water
  • 2 Tbsp plain flour
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • dash of white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp of extra butter


  • Rub 2 Tbsp of butter and 2 Tbsp plain flour together.
  • Put in a saucepan and add the 300 ml boiling water.
  • Over a medium heat stir until boiling, add the ½ tsp of salt and a dash of white pepper.
  • Remove from the heat as soon as it is boiling.
  • Whisk in the 1 Tbsp of extra butter and it is ready for use.
  • It must not be boiled after the last butter is added.


Recipe variations

  1. Try adding ¼ tsp of minced garlic with the salt and pepper.
  2. Lemon always adds a bit of zing to seafood. Squeeze the juice of one lemon to the water
  3. Parsley goes well in a sefood sauce. Add 1 tsp dried parsley with the salt and pepper.
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