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Grilled Oaxacan Corn

Health JULY 2013

  • Yield: 4 ears corn (serving size: 1 ear corn, 1 1/2 tbsp. cheese, 2 tsp. dressing)
  • Cook time:12 Minutes
  • Prep time:7 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • 4 ears corn, husks removed
  • 6 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco (about 2 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro for garnish, optional

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium-high. Whisk lime juice, 1 1/2 Tbsp. oil and cayenne in a small bowl. Season with salt.

2. Brush corn with remaining 1 1/2 Tbsp. oil and grill, turning a few times, until kernels give slightly when pressed and turn deeper yellow, about 12 minutes.

3. Remove corn from grill to a serving platter and brush with lime juice mixture. Crumble queso fresco on top and sprinkle with cilantro, if desired.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 213
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 138mg
  • Calcium: 68mg
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