Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Corn on the Cob with Cayenne and Lime

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
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6 ears corn, husked and cleaned of silk

6 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 to 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper, or to taste

Juice of 2 limes (about 2 tablespoons)

1 teaspoon salt


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add the corn and cook just 4 minutes, no longer.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter with the cayenne. Add the lime juice and salt. Drain the corn, brush generously with the flavored butter and serve immediately.