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Corn Nibblers® with Tri-Color Lime Butter

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Corn Nibblers® with Tri-Color Lime Butter
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 12
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, if desired
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 package (12 count) frozen corn-on-the-cob
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, if desired for garnish

Directions

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut 12 (10x10-inch) sheets of heavy-duty foil. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Stir in 1/3 cup cilantro and bell pepper; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in lime juice and garlic salt.
  • 2
    Place ear of corn in center of each sheet of foil. Drizzle butter mixture evenly over corn. Fold foil over corn so edges meet. Seal edges, making tight 1/2-inch fold; fold again.
  • 3
    Place corn on grill. Cover and grill over medium heat 25 to 35 minutes, turning occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Cut large X across top of each packet; fold back foil. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    To Bake: Heat oven to 400°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil. Place frozen corn in pan. Pour butter mixture evenly over corn. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Information

230 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
4g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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