Sunday, July 04, 2010

Fresh Corn with Cilantro-Lime Butter

We had some friends over for a cookout the other night, and I wanted to try an herbed butter to go along with with our corn.  This one from Martha Stewart was soooooo good. It's addictive!

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
1/8 teaspoon salt

Cook corn as desired. (We boiled ours for about 6 minutes.)
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together butter, cilantro, lime zest and juice, chili powder, salt, and a pinch of pepper until blended.

Serve corn with cilantro-lime butter.

Serves 4

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