Monday, April 29, 2013

Southwest-style Grilled Corn on the Cob

Serves 2. Prep time 5 minutes. Cooking time 20 minutes.


2 ears corn on the cob
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
¼ tsp chili powder (more or less, to taste)
¼ tsp cumin
Salt, to taste
1 tbsp lemon juice


1.    Remove husks from corn, leaving the last one or two layers. Rinse, then soak for 30 minutes.
2.    Combine and whisk all other ingredients.
3.    After corn has soaked, pull back remaining layers of husk, brush with cilantro mixture, and then re-wrap with husk.
4.    Grill over direct heat for 1-2 minutes on all four sides. Move to indirect heat, cook another 12-15 minutes. Remove remaining husks and enjoy.

Try it with these recipes for southwestern grilled mahi mahi and asparagus.

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