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Cilantro Lime Honey Butter - a great way to add flavor to so many favorites; steak, chicken, pork and seafood just to name a few.www.simplysated.com
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Cilantro Lime Honey Butter

Cilantro Lime Honey Butter is a compound butter that will enhance many of your favorite dishes: steak, chicken, pork or seafood. This is superb paired with Grilled Chicken (http://www.simplysated.com/grilled-chicken-cilantro-lime-honey-butter/)
Course spread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 -10 pats of butter
Author Susie Gall


  • 1/2 cup 1 stick unsalted butter - room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2-1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce – minced remove seeds if a milder taste is desired
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • pinch or coarse salt - if using salted butter - do not use
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Vidalia or sweet yellow onion – minced
  • ¼ c fresh cilantro leaves – minced
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder optional


  1. Place butter in a mixing bowl and beat on med-high until lighter in color and softened.
  2. Add all other ingredients and beat until incorporated.
  3. On large piece of plastic wrap, roll the butter mixture until it forms a short log.
  4. Tightly roll it in plastic wrap and twist the ends of the plastic wrap. to seal.
  5. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to use.
  6. Makes 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons of compound butter.
  7. Enjoy!