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Grilled Corn with Tequila Lime Butter

Grilled Corn with Tequila Lime Butter


  • 4 fresh ears of corn still in the husk
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter – softened
  • 1 teaspoon tequila
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, roughly chopped


  1. Grill corn in husk over medium fire until for approximately 20 minutes (or until kernels are soft), turning often.
  2. While corn is cooling, add butter, tequila, lime juice, sugar, salt and cilantro in a small bowl. Mix to combine. Set aside.
  3. Once corn is cool enough to handle, pull back husks and remove silk.
  4. Brush butter mixture onto corn using a silicone brush.
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NOTE: Add a dash of chili pepper to butter for a little heat.

Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Paula Jones @bellalimento.