Friday, June 27, 2008

Random Recipe Exchange

You all know I love participating in
Pam's Random Recipe Exchange!
So here it is one of my favorite side dishes:
Grilled Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter, Fresh Lime and Cotija Cheese
8 ears corn Garlic butter, recipe follows 1/2 cup grated cotija cheese 4 fresh limes, quartered 2 tablespoons chopped chives, for garnish
Preheat grill to medium. Peel back the husks of the corn without removing them. Remove the silks and recover the corn with the husk. Soak in large bowl of cold water for 30 minutes. Remove corn from water and shake off excess. Place the corn on the grill, close the cover and grill for 15 to 20 minutes.

Unwrap corn and brush with the garlic butter. Sprinkle with the cotija cheese and squeeze with lime. Sprinkle with chopped chives, to garnish.
Garlic Butter: 2 sticks unsalted butter, slightly softened 8 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/4 habanero pepper, seeded 1/4 bunch fresh chives Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Combine butter, garlic, habanero, and chives in a food processor and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside until ready to use.


Mommy Mechanics said...

Yummy! This sounds delicious! I love anything with garlic butter!

Momma On The Go said...

Yum! I want it NOW!

Pam said...

you had me at garlic butter! Awesome recipe!

tess said...

I love garlic too! I just had corn tonight, darn it!

Mamarazzi said...

mmmmmm garlic butter!!

La Petite Belle said...

yumeeeeeeee sounds sooo delish!