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Chili Powder and Cumin-Rubbed Corn on the Cob

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 ear of corn and 1 lime wedge)
Chili powder and cumin pair well with sweet summer corn. Soak the corn before grilling to prevent the husks from burning.

Ingredients

  • 6 ears corn with husks
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 151
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 4.7 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 4.7 g
  • carbohydrate 27.6 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 243 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Place corn in cold water, and soak for 20 minutes.

  3. Combine butter and next 5 ingredients (through red pepper) in a small bowl; set aside.

  4. Pull husks back from corn; scrub silks from corn. Brush butter mixture evenly over corn. Wrap husks around corn. Place on a grill rack, and grill 16 minutes or until done, turning occasionally. Serve with lime wedges.