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Title: GRILLED CORN WITH SPICY BUTTERS

User: nnss

Yield: 6 servings

Categories: mexican, vegetables, side dishes

amount unit name
6 ears of fresh corn/husks
1/2 C margarine or buttersoftened
1/2 TS grated lime peel
3 TB lime juice
red chiles ground, to taste
1/2 C margarine or buttersoftened
1 C fresh basil leavesloosepack
1 TB scallion chopped
1 TS lemon juice
1/4 TS salt
1/2 C margarine or buttersoftened
prepared red horseradish *
1/4 TS salt

Instructions:

* Use 2 to 3 tablespoonfuls of the red horseradish or to taste.
Remove the large outer husks from the corn turning back the inner
husks, remove the silks. Spread each ear with about 2 tb of the
butter mixture of your choice. Pull the inner husks back over the
corn and butter and secure with fine wire so that the husks are tight
against the ear. Grill the corn 3 inches from medium coals, turning
frequently, until done, about 20 to 30 minutes. Serve with the
remaining butter of your choice.
FLAVORED BUTTERS:
Combine all ingredients for each butter in a work bowl of a food
processor or blender and process until very smooth. Scrape into a
small dish and serve with the corn.
OVEN ROASTED CORN:
Heat the oven to 475 degrees F. Prepare the corn as above, but place
in an ungreased jelly roll pan 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 X 1-inch. Turn
frequently until done, about 30 to 35 minutes.

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