Chipotle-Lime Butter

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Kosher salt


In a small bowl, combine the shallot, lime juice, and a pinch of salt and let sit for 10 minutes. Add the butter and mash it into the shallot with a fork. Add the chipotles and mix with a rubber spatula, then add the cilantro and continue mixing until everything is uniformly combined. It’s ready to serve, or you can roll it in plastic wrap into a tight cylinder and chill it in an ice bath, then