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Jalapeño Butter

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes


  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and minced
  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • 1 clove garlic minced


  • Combine the jalapeño, softened butter, and garlic in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Use immediately, or for harder butter, refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour prior prior to use.


More heat? Try using serrano peppers instead of jalapeños.
Less heat? Try poblano or Anaheim chilies instead of jalapeños.