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Cajun Buttered Corn Recipe

Cajun Buttered Corn Recipe

In Duluth, Georgia, Anne-Lise Botting whips up a seasoned butter to spice up corn-on-the-cob. "Flavored with garlic and chili powders, the butter is the perfect complement to fresh corn," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 medium ears sweet corn
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

Directions

  • 1. In a large kettle, bring 3 qts. of water to a boil; add corn. Return to a boil; cook for 3-5 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the chili powder, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne; cook and stir for 1 minute. Combine cornstarch and broth until smooth; gradually whisk into butter mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Drain corn; serve with seasoned butter. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 ear of corn with 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned butter equals 105 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.