Roasted Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Lime Butter

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

6 ears corn, shucked

Cilantro Lime Butter, recipe follows

Cilantro Lime Butter

2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature

1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves 

1 lime, zested and juiced

2 teaspoons salt

3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Coat each ear of corn in 2 tablespoons of the cilantro lime butter and wrap individually in foil. Roast until hot and steaming, about 25 minutes. Serve with extra butter on the side.

Cilantro Lime Butter

Yield: 3/4 cup
  1. Put the butter in a mixing bowl and, using a rubber spatula, mix in the cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, salt and cayenne. Use immediately or refrigerate.