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Corn on the cob with a red and white check napkin
5 from 7 votes

Grilled Corn with Chili Lime Compound Butter

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn on the cob, grilled, vegetable
Calories: 1144kcal


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter - softened
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 6 ears of corn - husked
  • 1/8 teaspoon cilantro - chopped


  • In a small bowl, combine butter, lime juice, honey, chili powder, salt and cayenne until mixed well.
  • Preheat grill to medium high.
  • Place corn on preheated grill and grill for 6-8 minutes, or until slightly charred and cooked through.
  • Remove corn from grill and brush with Chili Lime Compound Butter. Garnish with Cilantro.
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Expert Tips for Making the Best Chili Lime Corn
  • Add Bacon: Add bacon bits to your compound butter for extra crunch and amazing flavor.
  • Get Cheesy: Try adding some Feta or Queso Fresco Cheese.
  • More Spice: Use some more Cayenne Pepper, Black Pepper or Cumin to add more heat.
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