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Grilled Corn with Lime and Cheese

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 40 mins
  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 4 ears of corn
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 ounces finely grated feta cheese

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat grill to high. Soak corn in cold water, turning occasionally, 10 minutes. Transfer to grill. Cover; cook, turning, until husks are charred, 10 minutes. Remove.

  2. Step 2

    Using a kitchen towel, pull back husks; remove and discard corn silks. Return corn to grill (with husks pulled back and off heat). Cover; cook, turning, until kernels are charred in spots, 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Combine reduced-fat mayonnaise, lime juice, and chili powder; brush on cooked corn. Dust with finely grated feta cheese. Season with coarse salt; serve with lime wedges.

Source
Everyday Food, September

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Reviews (2)

  • scrapofnature 26 Jul, 2008

    Oh--maybe mint, too?

  • scrapofnature 26 Jul, 2008

    The feta here is standing in (I'm thinking) for Cotija cheese, which is a really mild Mexican kind, or queso fresca, which is like feta that has not been brined. I have been able to get either of these in most cities I've lived. That said, feta is a different idea, and intriguing, but couldn't it be Greeked up a little, maybe using some thyme, lemon instead of lime juice, and brushing corn with extra virgin olive oil for grilling? Serve it with olives?