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  •  4 ears fresh corn, husked
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced chipotle chile in adobo sauce plus 1/4 teaspoon adobo sauce, (see Note) or 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


1.  Preheat grill to high. Wrap each ear in foil. Place on the grill and cook, turning frequently, for 10 minutes. Remove from the grill and let stand in the foil while preparing the butter. Combine butter, lime zest, lime juice, chipotle and adobo sauce (or ground chipotle) and salt in a small bowl. Carefully unwrap the corn. Serve with the butter.



Note: Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce are smoked jalapeños packed in a flavorful sauce. Look for the small cans with the Mexican foods in large supermarkets. Once opened, they’ll keep up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.



Per serving: 129 calories; 7 g fat ( 4 g sat , 0 g mono ); 15 mg cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein;2 g fiber; 222 mg sodium; 245 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat



Source: Eating Well




Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes
Makes: 6 servings



  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely minced canned chipotles plus 1/2 teaspoon sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ears fresh corn in husks
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Lime wedges (optional)


1. Combine the butter, lime zest and juice, chipotles and sauce, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
2. Heat a grill to medium-high. Remove outer husks from corn, leaving just a few of the innermost layers. Gently pull those down, remove the silks, and pull the husks back up. Lightly mist grill with cooking spray. Cook corn 8 to 12 minutes, turning often, until crisp-tender and lightly charred.

3. Strip away husks; brush corn with butter mixture. Serve with lime wedges if desired.


Nutrition facts per serving: 136 calories, 3g protein, 17g carbohydrate, 8g fat (4g saturated), 2g fiber


Source: Fitness Magazine