Fiesta Grilled Corn Recipe
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
- 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 6 large ears sweet corn in husks
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco or fresh goat cheese
- 1. In a small bowl, combine the butter, cilantro, lime peel and garlic powder. Shape into a log; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm.
- 2. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. Place in a Dutch oven; cover with cold water. Soak for 20 minutes; drain. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, chili powder and paprika. Spread over corn. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string.
- 3. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning often. Serve with butter slices and sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
1 ear of corn with toppings: 426 calories, 33g fat (13g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.
Reviews for Fiesta Grilled Corn
"This is a really great way to enjoy fresh corn. You can even vary the flavors of the butter you use for spreading on the warm ears of corn: Try using ground aromatic spices, paprika or curry powder."