This chipotle lime seasoning is bright, fresh and has the nice, smoky spiciness that makes chipotle powder so unique. The seasoning is easy to make and excellent on boneless, skinless chicken breast.
Recipe ingredients and notes:
You need chipotle powder, onion powder, salt and the zest of 3 limes for this recipe. (I suggest to juice the limes after zesting and use the juice to make these flavorful meatballs with cilantro!)
How to make it:
See full ingredients & instructions in the recipe card below!
Step 1. Zest limes.
Step 2. Let the zest dry at room temperature (~ 1 day).
Step 3. Add all seasoning ingredients to a mortar.
Step 4. Grind with a pestle.
How to use it:
This seasoning is excellent on boneless, skinless chicken breast.
How to store it:
Store the seasoning in an airtight container in a cool, dark and dry place.
How spicy is this dry rub?
This dry rub is quite spicy from the chipotle powder.
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Chipotle Lime Seasoning
- wax paper or parchment paper
- citrus zester
- paper towel
- measuring spoons
- mortar and pestle
- 3 medium-sized fresh limes
- 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Thoroughly wash and dry, then zest the limes. Sprinkle the zest onto wax paper or parchment paper.
- Cover the zest loosely with a paper towel, then let it sit at room temperature until completely dry (about 1 day).
- Add dried lime zest along with all remaining ingredients to a mortar and grind with a pestle.
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