Grilled Corn with Mint Butter

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Becky Luigart-Stayner
Recipe from Cooking Light

Enhance the flavor of grilled summer corn on the cob by brushing it with a fresh mint and cilantro butter mixture. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ears shucked corn
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients; stir well.
  3. Place corn on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 10 minutes or until done, turning frequently. Place corn on a platter. Brush with butter mixture.
Cynthia Nicholson,
May 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 149
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 4.5g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 4.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.4g
  • Fiber: 3.9g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 115mg
  • Calcium: 5mg