Cilantro-Lime Grilled Corn

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  • 4 ears of fresh corn, husks removed
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, salt, and black pepper. Stir well to create a flavorful marinade.
  3. Brush the marinade onto each ear of corn, ensuring they are evenly coated on all sides.
  4. Place the corn directly on the grill grates and cook for about 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until the corn is tender and lightly charred.
  5. Remove the corn from the grill and let it cool for a few minutes.
  6. Optionally, brush the corn with additional melted butter and sprinkle with extra cilantro for added flavor and presentation.
  7. Serve the Cilantro-Lime Grilled Corn as a delicious side dish or appetizer. It pairs well with various grilled meats, seafood, or can be enjoyed on its own.

This recipe for Cilantro-Lime Grilled Corn adds a vibrant and zesty twist to traditional grilled corn on the cob. The combination of fresh cilantro, tangy lime, and a hint of chili powder creates a burst of flavor that perfectly complements the natural sweetness of the corn. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or simply looking to elevate your grilled corn game, this recipe is sure to impress your guests and add a refreshing element to your outdoor gatherings.


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