Chipotle Butter

Linda Farnsworth Recipe

By Linda Farnsworth LindaLilacs

10 Min

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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What a wonderful addition to any meal! Perfect on warm bread or slathered across corn on the cob. Yummers!


1/2 c
butter, softened
canned chipotle peppers, diced (seeds removed, if desired)
2 Tbsp
sauce that comes with the peppers
1 Tbsp
freshly squeezed lime juice
1 Tbsp
chopped, fresh cilantro
garlic powder

Directions Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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shirley hall-ramsey auntsis
Aug 22, 2011
We love hot/spicy foods, I can't wait to try this one. Thanks
Sep 13, 2011 - Kim Biegacki shared this recipe with discussion group: Some Like It Hot -- Muy Caliente!
Kitchen Crew JustaPinch
Apr 19, 2012
Janet awarded this recipe a Blue Ribbon!

What a wonderful addition to any meal! Perfect on warm bread or slathered across corn on the cob. Yummers!
Linda Gross Linjo
Jun 10, 2012
Sounds wonderful. I bet it would be great on a toasted hard roll with a bowl of chili or tortilla soup!!
Lyla Tyrrell SpotTheCat
Jun 10, 2012
this looks like a great thing to try on grilled veggies and breads! Thanks for posting.
Melissa Turner Mlturner908
Jun 10, 2012
I love anything chipotle. This sounds wonderful. Thanks for sharing recipe.
Janice Silvia stardancerjan43
Jun 10, 2012
I love chipotle anything even use it on my veggie burgers instead of mayo
Martha Benner Marti37
Jun 10, 2012
Sounds wonderful and will sure give it a try. We love anything spicy and living in New Mexico it is easy to find and enjoy. Thanks.
Liz Smith Mtliz
Jun 10, 2012
mmmmmmmmmmmmm sounds wonderful,,,,,,,,, make jalopeno cheese bread all the time, this sounds great! Thanks for sharing
Irisa Raina 9 Irisa
Jun 10, 2012
This looks awesome.....I do the same thing with not only butter but mayo...:-)))) Congratulations on the blue ribbon....
Patricia Carlisle PatsyC
Jun 10, 2012
Congratulations. This sounds amazing. Can't wait to try it.
Carol Hemple grammaoftwins08
Jun 10, 2012
Sounds wonderful..Can't wait to try it. Thanks for the recipe!
Susan Van Cott swarze
Jun 10, 2012
I have only just recently discovered the wonders of canned chipotles. They have transformed my Chile, my fajitas and many other wonderful things. It will always be on my pantry shelves from here on in.
Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Jun 10, 2012
Congrats..on you're ribbon..
I just had this on my 2 ears of corn!!..
Delish...Thank you...a keeper!!!