Lime-Chive Butter Log

(from kintyre’s recipe box)

Source: RS handout

Categories: appetizer, not tried


  • 1 cup lightly salted or sweet butter, softened
  • 7 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons frozen lime juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme


  1. When the butter has reached room temperature, beat all the ingredients together in a small bowl.

  2. Transfer the mixture in the shape of a 12 inch log onto a piece of freezer paper or plastic wrap and roll up, twisting the ends of the paper to seal.

  3. Refrigerate until firm or freeze.

  4. Each log yields about a dozen, 1 teaspoon pats of butter.

  5. Use to saute veal or pork chops and drizzle over seafood or fish.

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