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Sizzling Ancho Ribeyes

“Here in New Mexico, we love the taste of chipotle chili on just about anything. This simple, delicious recipe proves that chipotle pairs perfectly with grilled steak.”—Angela Spengler, Clovis, New Mexico
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 4 teaspoons ground ancho chile pepper
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 beef ribeye steaks (3/4 pound each)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce


  • In a small bowl, combine the salt, chile pepper and pepper; rub over steaks. In another small bowl, beat butter and chipotle peppers until blended.
  • Grill steaks, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Serve with chipotle butter.
Nutrition Facts
1 steak with about 1 tablespoon butter: 867 calories, 66 g fat (29 g saturated fat), 232 mg cholesterol, 1926 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate (1 g sugars, 1 g fiber), 61 g protein.

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  • cklayum
    Dec 26, 2012

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  • aug2295
    Jun 18, 2011

    The steaks with the rub were excellent. The chipotle butter was a bit too spicy for me - I liked it, but there was no way we could use all of it, so I would probably make half the butter for the same amount of steak next time.