Pan-Seared "Prime" Rib with Chipotle Butter
Fully cooked prime rib slices are pan-seared in butter and served with topped with chipotle butter.
1/4 pound (1 stick) butter, softened
3 tablespoons minced shallots
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 fully-cooked beef prime rib slices, 3/4 to 1-inch thick (8 to 10-ounces each)
1 tablespoon butter
- Combine chipotle butter ingredients in small mixer bowl; beat until light and fluffy.
- Heat 1/2 tablespoon butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Place two beef rib slices in skillet; sear 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned and heated through, turning once. Remove; keep warm. Repeat with remaining 1/2 tablespoon butter and beef slices.
- Top beef slices with chipotle butter, as desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.