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Chili Lime Grilled Corn

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 92kcal
Love fresh summer corn, but sad it doesn't involve butter & salt? Try it this way!
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  • Grill, grill pan, or broiler


  • 4 ears fresh corn
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp. olive oil


  • Shuck corn and place it on a hot grill. Use tongs to turn the corn every minute or so, to evenly char it. This takes between 5-7 minutes, depending on the heat of your grill.
  • (Corn can be also char on a grill pan on the stove top, or under the broiler.)
  • Remove from heat, let cool, and cut kernels from the cob.
  • In a large bowl, combine chili powder, lime zest, lime juice, olive oil and cilantro. Mix well.
  • Add corn and toss to coat. Serve at room temperature.


Alternatively, the corn can be left on the cob, and the seasoning mixture can be basted on with a silicone basting brush.


Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg