ButcherBox Kitchen Team

Smoked Sockeye Salmon Tart with Creme Fraiche and Cucumber

Get ready to be the life of any spring party: Just show up with this beautiful tart, featuring the trio of rich puff pastry, tangy creme fraiche and buttery cold-smoked salmon. Those luxurious elements are paired with fresh cucumber, herbs and pickled shallot for perfect balance in every bite. Some […]

Sautéed Pork Shoulder with Honey, Sesame and Fennel

We often think of pork shoulder for long, slow braises, but it actually can thrive in a quick high-heat setting, too. Here we take bite-size cubes of ButcherBox pork shoulder, sauté them with chopped sweet fennel and carrots, then simmer it all in a punchy, peppery lemon-honey pan sauce. You’ll […]

Orzo with Chicken Thighs, Spinach, Feta and Olives

This one-pan wonder of a recipe comes together easily, and cleanup is also a breeze. Win win! Simply simmer hearty chunks of ButcherBox’s boneless skinless chicken thighs in a flavorful base of garlicky orzo pasta made bright with white wine. Spinach and sweet, briny Castelvetrano olives simmer with the chicken […]

Spicy Pasta with Sausage, Beans and Cherry Tomatoes

Inspired by the Italian soup “pasta fagioli”—or, as New Yorkers call it, pasta fazool–this pasta dish, featuring beans and Italian sausage, is coated in a buttery, spicy cherry tomato sauce. And let us tell you, this dish is comfort on a plate. It also showcases the versatility of ButcherBox’s mild […]

Sheet Pan Salmon with Blistered Tomatillo Salsa and Beans

Who doesn’t love a sheet pan dinner? This one is super-satisfying, featuring our healthy wild-caught sockeye salmon, a fabulous roasted tomatillo salsa, beans, sour cream and a squeeze of zippy lime juice. If you happen to have a glut of tomatoes on hand, feel free to use them instead of tomatillos. […]

Spicy Cod Puttanesca Pasta

This spin on the Naples, Italy pasta puttanesca starts off with a traditional garlicky tomato sauce that simmers to the tune of salty anchovies, briny capers and flavorful olives with a bit of heat from crushed red chili flakes. To take advantage of summer’s fresh tomatoes, this version kicks the […]

Sesame Pork Loin Noodle Bowls with Basil and Lemon

Here’s a perfect dish for a hot day: A delicious cold noodle bowl topped with thin-sliced sesame-crusted pork loin. It tastes light, but it’s also hearty enough to satisfy. And it’s deceptively easy to make: First, you toss noodles in a chili-garlic oil with sesame, ginger, scallion and fresh herbs. As […]

Shrimp and Corn Fritters

Crispy, rich and super satisfying, these shrimp fritters combine the sweetness of shrimp and corn with the tanginess of pickles and the spicy creaminess of Old Bay-spiked mayo. If you’ve never had Old Bay, it’s a zesty seasoning often used with seafood and contains paprika, celery salt, black pepper, cayenne […]

No-Grill Guajillo Pork Ribs

Here’s a secret about cooking ribs: You don’t have to fire up the grill to make them taste like you spent hours outside cooking. In this recipe, a marinade made with Guajillo and chipotle chilies, tomato paste, brown sugar and garlic gives the ribs a deep, sweet and smoky flavor. […]

Dry-Aged Strip Steak Salad

Have you ever wondered what “dry aging” is? It involves placing the meat in an open air, temperature- and humidity-controlled environment–and it makes ButcherBox’s strip steak amazingly tender and concentrated in rich umami flavor. In this recipe, slices of that rich steak are paired with a sweet and buttery corn and potato […]

Chicken and Eggplant Skewers

Charred, juicy and smoky skewers featuring ButcherBox’s Grilled Chicken Thighs and hearty eggplant–a quick and easy, fuss-free weeknight meal that’s healthy, satisfying and brings tons of flavor. What makes this dish special is salmoriglio, a southern Italian sauce that’s loaded with great taste but couldn’t be simpler to make. It calls for […]

Seared Ranch Steak and Green Bean Salad with Parmesan

This dish is kind of like a salad, but it’s definitely not your mom’s lettuce and tomatoes (not that there’s anything wrong with that!). It’s a really tasty way to enjoy ranch steak (aka beef shoulder steak) and summer’s bean bounty at the same time. All you have to do […]