Soaking the corn in its husk in water for up to two hours before grilling is definitely a new approach to cooking corn on the cob, but give it a try! The addition of salt, spices and cheese takes this side dish to new levels.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 50 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel back corn husks, but do not remove. Remove silks; rinse corn. Fold husks back around corn. Tie husk tops with 100% cotton kitchen string to secure. Soak corn in enough water to cover 1 to 2 hours; drain.

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  • Grill corn, covered, over medium 30 to 35 minutes or until kernels are tender, turning once. Remove string and pull back husks. Tie husks with string to hold open.

  • Place corn on a platter and brush with oil. In a small bowl combine chili powder, cayenne pepper (if desired), and salt; sprinkle over corn. Top with cheese, cilantro, and, if desired, lime zest. If desired, serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

148 calories; protein 5.1g 10% DV; carbohydrates 17.5g 6% DV; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 5.7g; fat 7.9g 12% DV; saturated fat 2.6g 13% DV; cholesterol 10.6mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 424IU 9% DV; vitamin c 6.4mg 11% DV; folate 39.6mcg 10% DV; calcium 88.6mg 9% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 38.1mg 14% DV; potassium 267.8mg 8% DV; sodium 208.4mg 8% DV.

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07/11/2019
I love the combination of salty Cotija fresh herbs and lime juice with the corn. Read More