Grilled Corn with Smoked Paprika-Lime Butter

2
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
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.

Ingredients

cooking spray

2 spray(s)

corn

6 medium, husked, silks removed

light butter

8 tsp, or 2 2/3 Tbsp

fresh lime juice

4 tsp, or to taste

paprika

1 tsp, smoked variety

table salt

tsp, or to taste

cilantro

3 Tbsp, fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. Coat grill rack with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Grill corn, turning occasionally, until lightly charred in spots and tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, lime juice, paprika and salt; microwave on high until melted, about 20 seconds.
  4. 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.

Notes

For an extra special touch, sprinkle with crumbled cotija cheese (could affect SmartPoints value).

A happier, healthier you starts here