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Sriracha butter is easy to make and delicious to use. It has the flavor you love and just enough heat to add some kick to everything you spread it on.
Try using this sriracha butter on our sriracha apple grilled cheese sandwich!
You can make sriracha butter quickly and easily at home. It's delicious spread on a grilled cheese sandwich, on pasta, or even on eggs. Warning: It's crave-worthy!
Sriracha butter is a beautiful, spicy bit of heaven. The flavor is incredible and it's so easy to make.
BONUS: Packaged in pretty jars it makes a great hostess/birthday/Christmas gift!
How to make homemade sriracha butter
Making this deliciously spicy butter is about the easiest thing in the world. Here's what you are going to do:
- Take your butter out of the fridge and let it come to room temperature. Don't rush this step; you want the butter nice and soft.
- Mix the sriracha into the soft butter.
- Now take that deliciousness and slather it on everything.
Ways to use sriracha butter
- Spread it on a grilled cheese sandwich.
- Toss it with spaghetti noodles.
- Let it melt on top of a bowl of vegetables.
- Created a little sriracha butter crater in mashed potatoes.
- Cook your eggs in it.
And to really take this to the next level, try making it with homemade butter!
How to soften butter quickly
If you don't have the patience to wait for the butter to slowly come to room temperature, here's what to do:
Cut the butter into small pieces and spread them out in a single layer on your cutting board. The small pieces will soften MUCH faster than a block of butter. Easy!
How should I store this butter?
We find that it is best stored in a wide jar so you can easily scoop some out when you need it.
How long does sriracha butter last?
Sriracha butter will keep well for at least a month if kept in your fridge. If you want soft sriracha butter on hand, only keep out enough that you'll use within 2 days.
Can I use unsalted butter?
Sure! We love the flavor of salted butter, but if you prefer unsalted then you can use that instead.
Can I use a different kind of hot sauce?
We've only tested this recipe using sriracha. That said, another hot sauce should work well.
- 1 cup salted butter (softened)
- ¼ cup sriracha
- In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the butter with the sriracha. It takes a few minutes, so be patient.1 cup salted butter, ¼ cup sriracha
- Store the butter in the fridge. It will last for several weeks. Enjoy!
We have thoroughly tested this recipe for accuracy. However, individual results may vary. See our full recipe disclosure here.