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Picnic Recipe: Spiced-Up Corn on the Cob

Serves 8-10

Prep time: 15 minutes

 

Cook and grill time: 7-10 minutes total

 

8-10 ears of fresh corn

 

Large pot of boiling water

 

Melted butter

 

1. Shuck corn and break ears in half.

 

2. Place in a pot of rapidly boiling unsalted water for 5 minutes.

 

3. Place ears on grill directly over the heat source and paint with melted butter.

 

4. Turn ears until all sides have gentle sear marks (approximately 2-3 minutes).

 

5.  Serve with seasoning mixes (recipes follow).

 

Corn Seasoning Mixes

 

Here are some of our favorite combinations. Mix up as many as you like and place in small jars or shakers with decorative labels and ribbons, if desired.

 

Basil-Red Pepper Seasoning

Combine 1 Tablespoon ground basil, 2 teaspoons red pepper or paprika and 1 Tablespoon salt.

 

• Cajun Seasoning

 

Combine 2 Tablespoons salt, 2 teaspoons cayenne, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon thyme and 1 teaspoon paprika. (Or, take the easy route and use a prepared Cajun seasoning mix such as Chef Paul’s Vegetable Magic.)

 

Chipotle Seasoning

 

Combine 2 Tablespoons chipotle chili powder with 1 Tablespoon salt.

 

• Garlic Seasoning

 

Combine 1 Tablespoon garlic powder with 1 Tablespoon salt and 1 teaspoon parsley flakes.

 

Lime Seasoning

 

Combine 2 Tablespoons powdered lime juice (such as True Lime or similar) with 1 Tablespoon salt.

 

Pink Seasoning

 

Grind or crush pink salt crystals using a mortar and pestle

 

 

Recipes by Yum Food & Fun Staff

Photography by Bret Gum

Styled by Jacqueline deMontravel

 

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