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Southwestern Grilled Corn

Prep time 10 mins
Total time 35 mins
Yield varies
This unique and fun combination of flavors will make this corn a one-of-a-kind treat.

Ingredients

  • Desired number of ears of fresh corn with husks
  • Kitchen string
  • Melted Butter
  • Salt
  • Chili powder
  • Smoked paprika
  • Grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese
  • Lime wedges

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Pull back husks from ears of fresh corn; remove and discard silks. Tie husks together with kitchen string to form a handle. Soak in cold salted water to cover 10 minutes; drain.

  2. Grill corn, covered with grill lid, 15 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally. Remove from grill. Brush corn with melted butter; sprinkle with salt, chili powder, smoked paprika, and grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese. Serve with lime wedges.

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