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Grilled Corn

with Cilantro and Truffle Butter
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Grilled Corn

Grilled Corn - The new luxury version of a classic barbecue side dish

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Health Score:
7,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
Calories:
280
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Corn is rich in the pigments carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which help strengthen the eyesight.

If you're planning on serving this dish to children with picky palettes, you can replace the coriander green or truffle oils with a more mild-flavored marinade, like olive oil. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie280 kcal(13 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat22 g(19 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.5 g(12 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.8 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin1.8 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate31 μg(10 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin3.1 μg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C16 mg(17 %)
Potassium304 mg(8 %)
Calcium22 mg(2 %)
Magnesium52 mg(17 %)
Iron0.8 mg(5 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc1.1 mg(14 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.6 g
Uric acid50 mg
Cholesterol40 mg
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Ingredients

for
6
Ingredients
1 cup
1 teaspoon sugar
6 Corn (shucked)
1 red chile pepper
1 small handful cilantro
1 Lime
4 tablespoons olive oil (plus more for grill)
1 bunch Chives
4 ounces Cultured butter
10 drops Truffle oil
peppers
Sea salt
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Grilling tongs, 1 Brush, 1 Grill, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Grilled Corn preparation step 1

Heat milk with 32 ounces of water and the sugar in a pot over medium heat. Clean corn ears and add to the pot. Cook until kernels are crisp-tender, about 20 minutes.

2.
Grilled Corn preparation step 2

Meanwhile, halve chile pepper lengthwise, remove seeds, rinse and dry. Finely chop chile.

3.
Grilled Corn preparation step 3

Rinse cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. Rinse lime in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate the zest. Squeeze juice from lime and mix 1 tablespoon juice with the cilantro, chile and olive oil.

4.
Grilled Corn preparation step 4

Rinse chives, shake dry and cut into small rings.

5.
Grilled Corn preparation step 5

Whisk butter until foamy, then mix in truffle oil, 1 teaspoon lime juice and the chives. Season with pepper.

6.
Grilled Corn preparation step 6

Remove corn from pot with a skimmer and cook on an oiled medium-hot grill until kernels are tender and charred in spots, 5-6 minutes, turning frequently. Transfer to a plate and serve with herb oil, truffle butter and sea salt.