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Sweet Corn with Chili-Lime Butter

Sweet Corn with Chili-Lime Butter
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Sweet Corn with Chili-Lime Butter

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 4 minutes • Serves: 8

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon lime zest plus additional for garnish (optional)
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
8 medium ears sweet corn, husked

1. Heat large covered saucepot with water to a boil over high heat. In small bowl, stir butter, lime juice, lime zest, chili powder, cayenne pepper, cumin and salt. Makes about 1/4 cup.

2. Add corn to boiling water and cook 4 minutes or until tender; drain.

3. Serve corn brushed with Chili-Lime Butter.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 ear corn, 1-1/2 teaspoons Chili-Lime Butter):
140 Calories, 7g Fat (4g Saturated), 15mg Cholesterol, 55mg Sodium,
19g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 6g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 3g Protein

Dietitian’s Dish Tip(s):
Corn is a great source of fiber, providing about 3 grams of fiber per ear. Incorporating corn into your diet can help support digestive health, boost immunity and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and cancer.

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