So simple but so effective - make in advance and use as
Serve on chicken or fish steaks, hot off the grill.
As you take them to the table, the butter oozes and melts, and forms a tasty sauce.
The lime buttercan be stored in the freezer and slices cut as you need them.
200g (7oz) best unsalted butter,
the zest of 6 limes
lime juice, to taste
Using the balloon whisk, beat the butter until white and fluffy.
Stir in the zest, and enough salt, lime juice and Tabasco to give it a good flavour.
Scrape it out of the bowl, and lay in a straight line, approximately 12cm (5 inches) long, on aluminium foil.
Roll the foil round the lime butter, to form a sausage.Twist the ends like a toffee wrapper.
Store in the freezer in a plastic bag.
To take a slice, cut through the foil. with a hot knife into nice rounds, ½ cm thick (just under ¼ inch).