Chili-Lime Corn on the Cob

For this easy corn on the cob, cook the corn in the microwave and add zesty flavor with chili powder and lime juice.


4 servings (serving size: 1 ear)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 131
Caloriesfromfat 47 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 18.1 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 209 mg
Calcium 7 mg


4 ears shucked corn
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Place corn in a microwave-safe dish; cover dish with wax paper. Microwave at HIGH 7 minutes or until tender.

2. Place butter in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 15 seconds or until butter melts. Stir in chili powder, lime rind, salt, and pepper. Brush butter mixture evenly over cooked corn.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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