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Corn On The Cob

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 15 mins Chill 1 hr Cook 5 mins
Corn On The Cob
Ingredients
  • 8  ears of corn
  •  Butter, margarine, or 1 recipe Herb Butter, Cajun Butter, or Chipotle-Lime Butter
  •  Salt
  •  Black pepper
Directions

1. Remove husks from the fresh ears of corn. Scrub with a stiff brush to remove silks; rinse. Cook, covered, in enough lightly salted boiling water to cover for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Serve with butter or desired flavored butter. Sprinkle corn with salt and black pepper.

2. Makes 8 servings

From the Test KitchenHerb Butter:
  • In a small mixing bowl beat 1/2 cup softened butter, 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme, and 2 teaspoons snipped fresh marjoram or oregano with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.
Cajun Butter:
  • In a small mixing bowl beat 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 teaspoon garlic salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger, and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.
Chipotle-Lime Butter:
  • In a small mixing bowl beat 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper, and dash cayenne pepper with electric mixer on low speed until combined. Cover and chill for 1 to 24 hours.
Nutrition Facts (Corn On The Cob)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 179,
  • Fat, total (g) 13,
  • chol. (mg) 31,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 17,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 534,
  • vit. C (mg) 6,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 40,
  • sodium (mg) 168,
  • Potassium (mg) 247,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Starch () 1,
  • Fat () 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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