Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime ButterSummer wouldn't be summer without fresh corn. And you won't heat up the kitchen when you make it in the microwave.
  • 4 ears corn
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated zest of lime
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
servings:4
  1. Peel back husks, leaving them attached at the base of the ear. Remove and discard silk; pull husks back over corn. Place a triple thickness of all-white paper towels in the microwave. Place ears, side by side, on towels. Microwave on high 8 to 9 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together butter, cilantro, lime zest and juice, chili powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper until blended.
  3. Remove husks; serve with cilantro-lime butter.

Corn on the Cob with Cilantro-Lime Butter

Summer wouldn't be summer without fresh corn. And you won't heat up the kitchen when you make it in the microwave.
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Ingredients

  • 4 ears corn
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated zest of lime
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

  1. 1Peel back husks, leaving them attached at the base of the ear. Remove and discard silk; pull husks back over corn. Place a triple thickness of all-white paper towels in the microwave. Place ears, side by side, on towels. Microwave on high 8 to 9 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. 2Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together butter, cilantro, lime zest and juice, chili powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper until blended.
  3. 3Remove husks; serve with cilantro-lime butter.

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