Orange-Patis Butter

Orange-Patis Butter

  • Serves: 6
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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 4 teaspoons patis liqueur (or another anise-flavored liqueur, such as Pernod or Sambuca)
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated orange zest (from about 1/2 orange)
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, using a rubber spatula, mix together the butter, pastis, orange zest, salt, and white pepper until well combined.
  2. Keep at room temperature until ready to use, or freeze for up to 3 weeks.