Lime-chipotle butter

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Makes

1 /2 cup (125 mL)

Lime-chipotle butter

Andreas Trauttmansdorff


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter , at room temperature
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tsp Tabasco sauce

Instructions

  • Place butter in a small bowl. Grate in 2 tsp (10 mL) peel from lime. Stir in Tabasco until evenly mixed. Scrape onto a piece of plastic wrap. Form into a log and tightly roll up. Twist ends and refrigerate just until firm or up to 1 month. To use, slice butter into small rounds.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 102,
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.1 g,
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 125 mg.

Make flavoured butter a summer staple. It takes a minute or two to stir up, but it keeps in the fridge for weeks. A slice will add a ton of taste to veggies or grilled chicken or fish.

Trio of Butters

Follow recipe above but replace lime and Tabasco with:
* 2 tsp (10 mL) wasabi paste and 1 tsp (5 mL) finely chopped fresh mint
* 2 tsp (10 mL) honey and 1 tsp (5 mL) curry paste
* 2 tsp (10 mL) hot chili-garlic sauce

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