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Grilled Street Corn

Mexican food is my grandmother’s favorite. I wanted a perfect side for her legendary tacos, and this chile-lime grilled corn turned out to be just right. —Ashley Crainshaw, Shawnee, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium ears sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. Rewrap corn in husks; secure with kitchen string. Rinse corn under water, moistening husks. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat 20-25 minutes or until tender, turning often.
  • In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients until blended. Cut string from corn and peel back husks. Spread corn with sour cream mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 ear of corn with about 1 tablespoon sour cream mixture: 143 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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  • justmbeth
    Aug 30, 2015

    I really liked this. Corn came out very tender and flavorful. Will definitely make again.

  • icunrse
    Jun 24, 2015

    This is so delicious! Sweet corn with salty cheese. Nothing better!

  • janeenj
    Apr 26, 2015

    I would never have thought to use sour cream instead of butter for seasoning grilled corn. Gives the corn a nice tang without greasiness. Leftovers can keep in fridge for a week or so.