Grilled Corn with Smoky Lime Butter

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 ear
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Grill: 20 mins
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Grilled Corn with Smoky Lime Butter
Ingredients
8
ears fresh sweet corn with husks
Smoky Lime Butter
1/2
cup butter, softened (1 stick)
1
lime
2
tablespoons minced fresh cilantro or parsley
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
Directions
  1. Heat a charcoal or gas grill to medium-high. Grill corn 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, for Smoky Lime Butter, in a small bowl combine butter, zest from half the lime, and juice of whole lime. Stir in cilantro, salt, smoked paprika, and pepper. Transfer butter mixture to a serving bowl.
From the Test Kitchen
For More Char:

Try this for even more char and grilled flavor. A few minutes before serving, peel back corn husks and remove silks. Brush with some of the Smoky Lime Butter. Return to grill and grill 5 minutes more or until lightly browned, turning once or twice.

To keep grilled corn warm, cover with foil and let stand up to 20 minutes. Store prepared Smoky Lime Butter, covered, in refrigerator up to 1 week. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (Grilled Corn with Smoky Lime Butter)
    Per serving:
  • 181 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 31 mg chol.,
  • 260 mg sodium,
  • 17 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 6 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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