Cilantro Lime Butter for Sweet Corn

Cilantro Lime Butter for Sweet Corn


  • 6 ears corn, shucked
  • Cilantro Lime Butter, recipe follows


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.


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:

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


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.


Yield: 3/4 cup

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