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Cilantro-Lime Grilled Corn on the Cob
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Embrace the sweet corn harvest in this recipe for cilantro-lime butter corn on the cob. It’s smoky, sweet, salty and spicy  – the perfect way to kick up your backyard barbecue.

Ingredients
12
ears of corn
1
stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1
cup cilantro leaves, chopped
1
lime, juiced and zested
1-2
cloves garlic, minced
1
teaspoon cayenne pepper
 
salt to taste
 
freshly ground pepper to taste
1/4
cup parmesan cheese, finely shaved
Directions
1
Preheat your grill to medium-high.
2
Soak the corn in pot of warm salted water for 20 minutes.
3
Meanwhile, pulse together the butter, cilantro, lime juice, garlic and cayenne pepper in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4
Remove all but a single layer of the husk from the corn. Pull back the remaining husk and remove the silk.
5
Brush corn liberally with cilantro-lime butter, then pull the husk back over the corn.
6
Grill corn for 12-15 minutes, turning intermittently, until all the sides are nicely charred.
7
Remove the corn from the grill, then brush with additional cilantro-lime butter.
8
Garnish with Parmesan cheese and lime zest. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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