Recipes and Cooking BBQ & Grilling Grilled Vegetables Margarita Grilled Corn 4.4 (11) Add your rating & review This recipe calls for grilled ears of corn sprinkled lightly with lime salt and chili powder tastes remarkably similar to the popular Mexican beverage. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 1, 1993 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 25 mins Grill Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 50 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ears fresh corn in husks 4 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel (peel from 2 to 3 limes) 2 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt ⅓ cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon chili powder Small Limes (optional) Directions Carefully peel back corn husks, but do not remove. Scrub ears with stiff brush to remove silks. Rinse ears. Pull husks back up around corn. Place in large pot; cover with water. Soak 2 to 4 hours; drain well. Peel back husks and pat corn dry with paper towels. For lime salt, in small bowl stir together lime peel and salt. Brush some of the butter on corn. Sprinkle lightly with lime salt and chili powder. Fold husks back around ears. Tie husk tops with strips of corn husk or 100% cotton kitchen string. For charcoal grill, grill corn on rack of uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender, turning and rearranging occasionally. (For gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place corn on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.) To serve, remove ties from corn; peel back husks. Pass remaining butter, lime salt, chili powder, and limes for squeezing. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 147 Calories 9g Fat 17g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 147 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 20mg 7% Sodium 553mg 24% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 3g Protein 3g Vitamin C 7.7mg 39% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 253mg 5% Folate, total 44.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.