Ghee and clarified butter
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Recipe type: Condiment
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Serves: between 1.25 and 1.5 cups
 
Soy/Gluten/Fish/Nut/Egg-free
Ingredients
  • 1 pound grass-fed, unsalted butter
Instructions
For clarified butter:
  1. In a small stainless saucepan heat butter over low heat until melted, about 4 to 6 minutes. Do not simmer or boil. Remove pan from heat, let stand 30 minutes to allow milk solids to sink to bottom of pan.
  2. Slowly pour the top butter fat into a glass container; stop pouring when white milk solids begin to surface.
  3. Discard milk solids. Keep refrigerated, covered, up to 14 days.

For ghee:
  1. In a small stainless saucepan heat butter over low heat until melted, about 4 to 6 minutes. Swirl pan, continue to cook on low heat until butter solids begins to chestnut brown, about 12 minutes more. Remove pan from heat, let stand 30 minutes to allow browned milk solids to sink to bottom of pan.
  2. Slowly pour the top butter fat into a glass container; stop pouring when browned milk solids begin to surface.
  3. Discard browned milk solids. Keep refrigerated, covered, up to 14 days.
Recipe by This Honest Food - Real Food Recipes + Holistic Living at https://www.thishonestfood.com/how-to-make-ghee-and-clarified-butter/