Side Dishes

Corn with Jalapeño Lime Butter

Spice up your side dishes with a delicious flavored butter that combines a touch of jalapeño heat with the refreshing citrus tones of fresh limes. We absolutely love it on grilled corn, but it's a great topping for other fresh or frozen cooked vegetables.






  • 2 jalapeño chilies
  • 2 teaspoons Challenge Unsalted Butter
  • 1 clove minced garlic (½ teaspoon)
  • ½ cup (1 stick) Challenge Unsalted Butter, softened
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1½ teaspoon finely grated fresh lime zest
  • 8 ears fresh corn


  • 1
    Split jalapeño chilies and remove seeds and white membrane; chop into 1/8 to ¼ inch pieces.
  • 2
    Melt 2 teaspoons of butter in a small pan over medium heat: sauté chilies and garlic: let cool slightly.
  • 3
    Combine chilies and garlic with softened butter, salt and grated lime zest.
  • 4
    Spread on cooked ears of corn.