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Smen, Moroccan Preserved Butter

Smen, Moroccan Fermented Butter


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 450 g (1 lb) unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp coarse salt

Optional

  • 60ml (1/4 cup) Strong Oregano tea

Instructions

  1. Mix the salt thoroughly with the butter. If using oregano tea, add it now, and knead the butter until it’s all mixed in.
  2. Spoon into a clean jar and pack it in, pressing down to dispel any air pockets.
  3. Seal tightly and store in a cool place for a month to let it ferment.
  4. It should be ready after a month.
  5. Once opened, store in the fridge and use within a month.