Chipotle-Lime Butter

A bold butter with mint, lime and chipotle chile powder that begs to be spread.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 8
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1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature

2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest

2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint

1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder

1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic

Kosher salt


  1. Mix the butter, lime zest, mint, chile powder, garlic and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl with a rubber spatula until well blended. Serve at room temperature or transfer the butter to a piece of plastic wrap, wax paper or parchment and roll it up, twisting the ends to make a tight log. Keep in the refrigerator for up to a week or in the freezer for 2 months.