Basil Corn on the Cob

Photo: psfreeman

Steaming the basil under the husks adds lots of flavor to these fantastic ears. Lime makes their sweet taste pop even more. From Diane Eaton: Campbell, California. Recipe published in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010.

Yield: 6 servings
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Soak: 20 Minutes


Ingredients

  • 6 large ear(s) sweet corn in husks
  • 6 tablespoon(s) butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 1 dash(es) salt
  • 1 dash(es) garlic salt
  • 1 cup(s) fresh basil leaves
  • Lime wedges

Preparation

  1. • Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. In a small bowl, combine the butter, dried basil, sugar, salt and garlic salt; spread over corn. Place basil leaves over butter mixture. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string. Place in a stockpot; cover with cold water. Soak for 20 minutes; drain.
  2. • Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning often. Serve with lime wedges.
August 2011

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