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Mexican corn on the cob

Mexican corn on the cob

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Spice up barbecued sweetcorn with chilli, lime and lashings of melted butter

  • Freezable
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal294
fat23g
saturates13g
carbs19g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein4g
low insalt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 4 corn cobs
  • 100g butter , softened
  • zest 1 lime
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh chilli or 1 tsp chilli powder , mild or hot, depending how spicy you like it
  • lime wedges, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Soak corn in cold water for 15 mins. Heat a griddle pan or barbecue and, when hot, place the corn directly on the bars. Cook for 30-40 mins, turning regularly, until the corn is tender and charred in spots.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, mash the butter with the lime zest and chili. When the cobs are done, top each with a knob of flavoured butter and serve with lime wedges.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2012

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