1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 – 2 1/2 teaspoons smoked hot paprika or smoked half sharp paprika
1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
Compound butter [sometimes called herb butter] is butter that has a flavor, or additional ingredient(s) added to it.
Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl using a mixer or wooden spoon.
Cover and chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour [up to 24 hours] to allow flavors to blend.
Allow butter to come to room temperature before serving.
Yields 1/2 cup