Saturday, June 23, 2007
Trust me on this... get the ingredients you need to make this fantastic cilantro-lime butter and smear it on freshly roasted corn on the cob. A big thank you to applecrisp on the CLBB for sharing. Yum! We roasted our corn on the grill, and I left the cayenne out of the butter. It was so good, Andy and I were practically fighting over the last ear of corn.
Roasted Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Lime Butter
6 ears corn, shucked
Cilantro Lime Butter, recipe follows
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Coat each ear of corn in 2 tablespoons of the cilantro lime butter and wrap individually in foil. Roast until hot and steaming, about 25 minutes. Serve with extra butter on the side.
Cilantro Lime Butter:
2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
1 lime, zested and juiced
2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Put the butter in a mixing bowl and, using a rubber spatula, mix in the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, salt and cayenne. Use immediately or refrigerate.
Yield: 3/4 cup
Posted by Erika W.