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Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Corn on the Cob

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke
Hands-on time 30 mins
Total time 30 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Add south-of-the-border flavor to buttery grilled corn with jalapeño peppers, cilantro and lime juice.

Ingredients

  • 8 ears fresh corn, husks removed
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 small garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Garnish: lime zest

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Coat corn lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle with desired amount of salt and pepper. Grill corn, covered with grill lid, 15 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, stir together butter and next 5 ingredients. Remove corn from grill, and cut into thirds. Serve corn with butter mixture. Garnish, if desired.