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Achiote Corn-on-the-Cob

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
package (12 ct) frozen half-ears corn-on-the-cob
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
1
box (3.5 oz) achiote (annato) all-purpose seasoning
1/2
teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1/4
teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme
1/4
cup hot water, as needed
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, if desired
2008 © and ®/™ of General Mills

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
160mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
2g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

Spread remaining sauce on favorite grilled meat or poultry.

Directions

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan, place frozen corn-on-the-cob; cover with cold water. Heat to boiling over high heat. Cover and reduce heat slightly. Boil 4 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Do not overcook.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut achiote into 1/2-inch pieces. In blender, place oil, juices, achiote, garlic, marjoram and thyme. Cover; blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. With blender still running, pour in just enough hot water to make thick sauce.
  • 3 Remove corn from hot water. Immediately spread or brush with sauce. Sprinkle with parsley. Refrigerate any remaining sauce.

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