Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Savory Grilled Corn Nibblers

Summer corn is now in season!  Jersey Corn can be so sweet, that is amazing simply boiled, and topped with salt pepper and butter!  For a Mexican twist, we added some savory spices, along with a touch of brown sugar to melted butter for a delicious sweet and savory summertime corn!
4 ears fresh corn (if you are making more than 4 ears just double the ingredients)
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper or chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. brown sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
Salt & Pepper
1 lime juiced and additional slices for garnish
Chopped cilantro or parsley (optional)

Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  Add fresh corn and simmer for 5 minutes.
In a small sauce pan, add butter, spices and minced garlic and simmer over low heat to cook garlic slightly, about 2-3 minutes.  Add lime juice.

Cut each corn in half.  Brush with butter mixture.  Grill until lightly charred, 3-4 minutes.


Drizzle with remaining melted butter.  Add corn cob skewers and serve hot.
Serve with lime wedges or slices.

Recipe Source:  J. Borys

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