Grilled Corn with Chile-Lime Spread

Hot off the grill in 30 minutes! Tangy lime juice and peel temper the spice from ground red chiles.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
3
tablespoons lime juice
1
to 2 teaspoons ground red chiles or chili powder
8
ears corn (with husks)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except corn.
  • 2 Remove large outer husks from each ear of corn; gently pull back inner husks and remove silk. Spread each ear of corn with about 2 teaspoons butter mixture; reserve remaining butter mixture. Pull husks up over ears.
  • 3 Place corn on grill. Cook uncovered over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, turning frequently, until tender. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve corn with remaining butter mixture.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix all ingredients except corn.
  • 2 Remove large outer husks from each ear of corn; gently pull back inner husks and remove silk. Spread each ear of corn with about 2 teaspoons butter mixture; reserve remaining butter mixture. Pull husks up over ears.
  • 3 Place corn on grill. Cook uncovered over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, turning frequently, until tender. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve corn with remaining butter mixture.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a less spicy version, substitute Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package) for the red chiles or chili powder.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
105mg
105%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.