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Corn With Spicy Lime Butter

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“This is a side dish which is great to grill in the summer, when fresh corn on the cob is readily available. The times listed below do not include the 1-hour soaking time.”

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  1. Carefully peel back corn husks but do not remove. Remove and discard the corn silk. Gently rinse the ears of corn. Pull the husks back up around the corn. Using 100% cotton kitchen string, tie the husks shut. Soak corn in enough water to cover for about 1 to 2 hours. Drain corn.
  2. To prepare the lime butter, in a medium bowl beat together softened butter, lime peel, lime juice, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce.
  3. For a charcoal grill, grill drained corn on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 25 to 30 minutes or until the kernels are tender, turning once. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place drained corn on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.) (For oven roasting, place drained corn on oven rack. Roast in a 400°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until the kernels are tender.).
  4. To serve, remove corn from grill or oven. Let stand for 5 minutes. Remove the strings from the corn; peel back husks. Serve immediately with the spicy lime butter.

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