Grilled Corn with Smoked Paprika-Lime Butter
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This side dish is a perfect accompaniment to fajitas. When fresh corn isn’t in season, toss the butter mixture with cooked frozen corn and cilantro.
cooking spray2 spray(s)
corn6 medium, husked, silks removed
light butter8 tsp, or 2 2/3 Tbsp
fresh lime juice4 tsp, or to taste
paprika1 tsp, smoked variety
table salt⅛ tsp, or to taste
cilantro3 Tbsp, fresh, chopped
- Coat grill rack with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high.
- Grill corn, turning occasionally, until lightly charred in spots and tender, about 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, lime juice, paprika and salt; microwave on high until melted, about 20 seconds.
- Put corn in a large serving bowl and drizzle with butter mixture and cilantro; toss to coat. Sprinkle with more lime juice and salt, if desired. Yields 1 ear of corn with about 1 1/2 teaspoons butter mixture per serving.