Chili-Lime Corn 

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A little bit of butter is great, but seasoning corn with chili powder and grated lime rind takes corn from a backyard favorite to something really special. 

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 ear)


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1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon light brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 ears shucked corn
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons unsalted butter, softened


1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high.

2. Combine chili powder, rind, 1/4 teaspoon salt, sugar, and pepper in a bowl; rub over corn. Coat grill pan with cooking spray. Add corn to pan; cook 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove corn from pan.

3. Top corn with butter and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt.

Created date

June 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 109
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 207 mg
Calcium 5 mg
Sugars 7 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g