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Honey Garlic Butter Recipe

The most amazing 5-ingredient Honey Garlic Butter sauce ready in minutes with only a few simple ingredients! So fast, EASY to make and versatile! Pair it with anything, from our incredibly popular and reader favourite salmon, to chicken or shrimp or fish veggies! Dinner has never been easier! 
Makes 2/3 - 3/4 cup of sauce!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 145kcal
Author: Karina


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice (or 1 tablespoon white vinegar)
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley


  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low-medium heat. Add the honey and garlic; whisk until the honey has melted through the butter and the mixture is well combined. Pour in the lemon juice (or vinegar), season with salt and add parsley.
  • Best cooked or served with salmon, chicken, shrimp, fish, scallops, oysters.


Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 33mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg