Garlic-Lime Grilled Corn

Garlic-Lime Grilled Corn Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
Forget boiled corn! Our recipe for Garlic-Lime Grilled Corn totally transforms your ears of corn into an easy, flavorful side.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1 ear)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Fat 6.7 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 19.4 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 152 mg
Calcium 5 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons butter
1 garlic clove, minced
4 ears shucked yellow corn
Cooking spray
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Place oil, butter, and garlic in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH for 30 seconds or until butter melts; set aside.

3. Coat corn with cooking spray. Arrange corn on grill rack; grill 10 minutes or until done and lightly browned, turning occasionally. Remove from grill; brush with butter mixture. Sprinkle with rind and salt.


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Ann Taylor Pittman,

Cooking Light

July 2013
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