Cilantro-Lime Grilled Corn on the Cob
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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 Grilled Corn on the Cob. It’s smoky, sweet, salty and spicy  – an easy way to expand your backyard barbecue menu.

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Ingredients

Serves 12
For the Corn
12
ears of corn
1/4
cup finely shaved Parmesan cheese
 
lime zest
 
salt to taste
 
freshly ground pepper to taste
For the Cilantro-Lime Butter
1
stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1
cup chopped cilantro leaves
1
lime, juiced and zested
1-2
garlic cloves, minced
1
teaspoon cayenne pepper
 
salt to taste
 
freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

Prep: 1 Hour, Cook: 15 Minutes
1

Preheat your grill to 400°F.

2

Soak corn in a pot of warm, salted water for 20 minutes.

3

Meanwhile, pulse butter, cilantro, lime juice, garlic and cayenne pepper together 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 each ear of corn liberally with cilantro-lime butter. Then pull the husk back over the corn.

6

Grill corn for 12-15 minutes, turning  until all the sides are nicely charred.

7

Remove corn from the grill. Remove remaining husk and brush with more cilantro-lime butter.

8

Garnish with Parmesan cheese and lime zest. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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