Chili powder and cumin pair well with sweet summer corn. Soak the corn before grilling to prevent the husks from burning.

Joanne Weir
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2006


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6 servings (serving size: 1 ear of corn and 1 lime wedge)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare grill.

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

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

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 1.7g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 27.6g; fiber 4.1g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 243mg; calcium 7mg.