Friday, August 14, 2009

Butter makes it better. Do I hear an Amen?


CHIPOTLE BUTTER

A dab of this spicy, creamy butter on a tender steak, burger, or corn on the cob is all you'll need for super flavor! Even slather on crusty bread and grill or broil until golden for your family - they'll love it.

I use this on everything. Fish, veggies...and just got a brainstorm to put it on popcorn. Woohoo!

(Adjust the heat by adding or taking away some of the pepper.)


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1 stick butter, softened
1-2 canned chipotle peppers, minced (seeded if desired)
2 tablespoons of the chipotle sauce that comes with the peppers
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Pinch garlic powder

In a small bowl whip the butter, with an electric mixer, until smooth and fluffy. Add the minced peppers, chipotle sauce, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic powder. Whip until incorporated. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover and chill. (The longer it sits, the deeper the color and richer the flavor.) Just before serving put a teaspoon of the cold butter on cooked steak or burgers and allow it to melt over the top. For bread, leave softened for easier spreading. Makes 24 servings.

10 comments:

  1. I make chipotle mayo with 1 can chipotles with sauce and 6 or so cloves of garlic processed in the food processor or blender until smooth and added to a jar of mayo (I use Dukes with no sugar). It's wonderful with boiled shrimp and on chicken or beef. Now I'll have to try the butter.

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  2. I was going to say that chipotle makes everything better but you cannot go wrong with this combo. Let me just grab some corn and grill it up.

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  3. Wow, I think I can eat it just like this!

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  4. Mmm, I love chipotle and would put this on everything!

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  5. This looks absolutely delicious!

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  6. yeah, you hear an amen. and a HALLELUJAH! since i tend to add butter and some form of heat to pretty much everything i make, this'll save me a step. :)

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  7. I am obsessed with chipotle chilies, I have my friends and family bring cans of them over from the states. This recipe is one of my new favorites and I am copying it down immediately!

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  8. WOW! Tried this recipe today after it appeared in my google reader and wow. That's all I can say. We tried it on our steak and corn on the cob and I may even have mixed it into my rice... It was amazing! Thanks for posting!

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  9. SUPER!!! I'm so glad you loved it. And the great thing is it lasts in the fridge for WEEKS!

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  10. Hey, thanks for the link! This sounds pretty tasty, and I bet it would be incredible on steak.

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