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Grilled Elote with Chipotle Honey Butter & Chile Limón

Grilled Elote with Chipotle Honey Butter & Chile Limón
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
ears corn, without the husk
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/4
cup butter, melted
1
chipotle chile in adobo sauce, minced
1
tablespoon adobo sauce from chipotles
3
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
tablespoons chile limón powder*

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat grill to medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • 2
    Brush the ears of corn with olive oil and set aside until grill is hot.
  • 3
    In a small bowl, add the butter and cook in the microwave until melted.
  • 4
    Whisk in the chipotle, adobo sauce, honey, fresh lime juice and salt until well infused. Taste for salt, set aside.
  • 5
    Grill the corn for about 20 minutes, turning as needed. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • 6
    Brush the ears of corn with chipotle honey butter and sprinkle generously with chile limón powder. Serve right away.

Expert Tips

  • To freeze fresh corn, remove kernels from the cob and spread out evenly onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze for a couple of hours, then transfer to a freezer bag. Freezing on the cookie sheet first prevents the corn from sticking together.
  • *Chile limón powder is found in most Latin American markets.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • I loved corn as a child and I love it even more as an adult! I used to live in a mostly Mexican neighborhood in California and I still remember that in the late afternoons you would hear an old Mexican man wearing a cowboy hat yelling, "Elote!… Elote!", while pushing a cart filled with steamed corn and all the favorite toppings.

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