Escargot in Herbed Butter

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Escargot in Herbed Butter

by Michele Ow

Fine dining at home is easy with this exquisite dish of escargot in herbed butter by Chef Michele!

Cuisine : European Course : Appetizer Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 10 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 20 mins Serves : 2


  • 1 no. Small garlic clove
  • 1 stick (½ cup) Unsalted butter, softened
  • 1½ tsp Finely minced shallot
  • 1 tbsp Finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 12 no. Snails
  • French bread
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Special equipment
    • 12 no. Sterilized escargot shell


  1. Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Mince garlic using garlic press.
  3. Beat together butter, shallot, garlic paste, parsley and season with salt and pepper in a small bowl with a sauce whisk until combined well.
  4. Divide half of garlic hear butter among snail shells. Stuff 1 snail into each shell and top snails with remaining butter.
  5. Bake snails for 4 to 6 minutes until butter is melted and sizzling. Serve immediately.
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