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Tex-Mex Corn on the Cob

Tex-Mex Corn on the Cob

"It's a snap to add zippy flavor to fresh corn on the cob. The tender ears get a summery treatment when seasoned with chili powder, cilantro and lime. --Helen Jacobs of Eules, Texas"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
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  1. Place corn in a Dutch oven or kettle; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 3-5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cilantro, chili powder, lime peel, salt, cumin and garlic powder. Drain the corn. Spritz with butter-flavored spray; brush or pat seasoning over corn.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 ear) equals 85 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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Corn is not something that I prepare too often, as I usually like to have something green. BUT -- when I make corn, I've often cut it off the cob and seasoned it with lime and chili powder (a r...

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A little spicy, a little tangy, and really easy to fix this dish. I used butter and melted it down then mixed the seasoning in and drizzled it over the corn ears. It was alright but not my favor...

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Corn is not something that I prepare too often, as I usually like to have something green. BUT -- when I make corn, I've often cut it off the cob and seasoned it with lime and chili powder (a r...

I simplified this quite a bit because I had to work with what I had on hand. This recipe was a nice inspiration though to jazz up corn on the cob, and was a big hit with my friends. I melted b...

I liked this but didn't use the called for 3 tablespoons of fresh cilantro. One was plenty.

Left out the cilantro because I didn't have any tonight and cooked some frozen mini cobs in the microwave. Merely rubbed the seasoning all over. This was absolutely terrific! My husband said thi...

This was the BEST corn on the cob I've ever had!! I'm a single girl, so I just melted a pat of butter in the microwave along with sprinkles of each spice and FRESH cilantro and WOW YUM!!!!

I love corn on the cob cooked on the grill, but sometimes if I am in a hurry I don't have time to do a receipe from scratch, so have tried mixing a few shakes of taco seasoning into the melted b...

A little spicy, a little tangy, and really easy to fix this dish. I used butter and melted it down then mixed the seasoning in and drizzled it over the corn ears. It was alright but not my favor...

made this for my family by melting butter, stirring in the the ingredients, and brushing onto the corn as a marinade before grilling. WOW. it was delicious, the whole family enjoyed it. I would ...

Obviously, I'm not going to use the butter-flavored spray abomination (try real butter instead), and I almost never have cilantro in my house, but this is amazingly good without it!! Update: I ...

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