Southwestern Grilled Recipe for Corn on the Cob

Fresh Corn
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  • 27 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: Serves 12

Packed with southwestern flavors under the husks of these corn cobs, then grilled to perfection, the end result is a delicious side dish, guaranteed to please your guests.

What You'll Need

  • 12 ears of corn
  • 1 cup unsalted room temperature butter
  • 1 teaspoon cumin 
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Prepare the corn by pulling back the husks and removing the silk.
  3. Combine butter with spices, salt, lime zest, lime juice and cilantro leaves.
  4. Apply butter mixture to corn and return the husks to the proper position, secure and roast until just done.
  5. Place on the grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally.
  6. Once corn kernels have softened, and butter mixture is nice and melted, remove from heat and serve. 
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 1013
    Total Fat 15 g
    Saturated Fat 10 g
    Unsaturated Fat 4 g
    Cholesterol 41 mg
    Sodium 410 mg
    Carbohydrates 237 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 0 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)