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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
grill:
25 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 55 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Carefully peel the husks of the corn down to the bottom of each ear without detaching. Remove and discard the silks. Gently rinse the corn. Carefully fold husks back around ears. Tie husks tops with 100-percent-cotton kitchen string to secure.

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  • In a very large bowl or tub, combine cold water and salt; stirring until salt mostly dissolves. Place corn in the water (all ears need to be covered). Put a pan on top of corn to keep ears submerged for 1 hour before grilling. Drain corn; pat dry.

  • Grill corn on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium coals for 25 to 30 minutes, turning and rearranging with long handled tongs three times, until kernels are tender.

  • To serve, remove string from corn; discard. Peel back husks. Serve with Cumin Lime Butter. Makes 6 sevings.

Nutrition Facts

353 calories; fat 32g; cholesterol 81mg; saturated fat 20g; carbohydrates 18g; insoluble fiber 3g; protein 3g; vitamin a 1409.1IU; vitamin c 7.1mg; sodium 877mg; calcium 20.2mg; iron 1.3mg.
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