The cilantro-lime butter in this recipe jazzes up the corn on the cob. It’s a lip-smacking side for any meal. To lighten it up a little, we added Greek yogurt, but all you’ll notice is that yummy butter-’n-lime flavor. And don’t forget to add salt and pepper to your liking once it’s cooked, although I don’t think it needs any extra! If you prefer corn without grill marks, rub it down with the butter mixture first, then wrap in tin foil. Grill for 10 minutes on each side.
Grilled Corn with Cilantro-lime Butter
Recipe Type: Side Dish
Serving Size: 1 ear of corn
Makes 12 servings
- ½ cup butter
- ¼ cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt
- ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
- ½ lime, zested, then juiced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- 12 ears of corn
- In a food processor, combine all the ingredients (except the corn on the cob) into a food processor.
- Mix until smooth.
- Shuck the corn.
- Grill on low for 5–10 minutes on each side, or until the corn is tender.
- Rub with the butter mixture, then enjoy!
|NUTRITIONAL INFO||PER SERVING|
|Calories||160 (90 from fat)|
|Carbohydrate||18g (2g dietary fiber, 5g sugar)|
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