Escargot in Garlic Herb Butter

Experience the essence of French cuisine with our Escargot in Garlic Herb Butter recipe, an exquisite blend of tender escargot and rich, aromatic butter. This simple yet sophisticated dish, adorned with herbs and garlic, transforms any meal into a gourmet experience, perfect for savoring with fresh baguette slices. Ideal for an elegant appetizer, it invites you to explore the luxurious side of dining, capturing the timeless charm of French culinary traditions in every bite.
read time
1 minutes


Prep Time
15 minutes
Active Time
15 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes
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- 1 can (7 oz) escargot, drained
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Baguette slices, for serving


Step 1 - Preheat Oven

Start by preheating your oven to 375°F (190°C)

Step 2 - Prepare Garlic Butter Mixture

In a bowl, mix together softened butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper until well combined.

Step 3 - Arrange Escargot

Place escargot in individual snail dishes or a small baking dish.

Step 4 - Top with Garlic Butter

Spoon the garlic herb butter over each escargot.

Step 5 - Bake

Bake in the preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes, or until the butter is bubbly and slightly golden.

Step 6 - Serve

Serve hot with slices of baguette for dipping into the buttery sauce.

What Are Escargot?

Escargot are a delicacy consisting of cooked land snails, most commonly enjoyed in French cuisine. They are often prepared with garlic butter, wine, or a parsley sauce and served in their shells or in special dishes designed for escargot.

What Does Escargot Taste Like?

Escargot have a unique flavor profile that can be described as earthy and slightly gamey, akin to mushrooms or clams, with a tender, chewy texture. When prepared with garlic butter and herbs, they absorb these flavors beautifully, resulting in a rich and aromatic dish that enhances the natural taste of the snails.

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