4 fully-cooked beef "prime" rib slices, 3/4 to 1 inch thick (8 to 10 ounces each)
1 Tbs butter
1/4 lb (1 stick) butter, softened
3 Tbs minced shallots
1 Tbs minced fresh cilantro
1 Tbs minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1 Tbs fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp salt
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.