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Grilled Corn on the Cob with Spicy Lime Butter

From Grill to Thrill by Sharon O'Connor

Spicy, sweet, and smoky, the taste of this grilled corn is a highlight of summer!

Spicy Lime Butter
1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
Juice of 1 lime, 2 tablespoons
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
6 ears fresh corn

    1. Prepare a medium-hot fire, in a charcoal grill, or preheat a gas grill to 375°F
    2. In a small bowl, combine all the lime butter ingredients and stir until thoroughly blended.
    3. Peel back the corn husks without removing them. Remove the corn silk.
    4. Clean the grill grids with a wire brush before cooking. Oil the hot grids with a wad of paper towels soaked in vegetable oil.
    5. Grill the corn for 7 minutes, using the peeled-back husks as handles and turning frequently; the corn will be partially cooked. Brush the corn with the lime butter and cook, turning and brushing with more butter frequently, until browned and tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
    6. Serve the corn with the remaining spicy lime butter.

Makes 6 servings

Cooks's Tips
The spicy lime butter can be prepared ahead, cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.