Chili Lime Corn on the Cob

Chili Lime Corn on the Cob
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Nothing says summer like corn on the cob. It’s an American favorite and this recipe puts a nice twist of flavor into it. Remember, corn is a starchy vegetable, so serve it with some lean protein and a low-carb vegetable like green beans, zucchini or a salad.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cob
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cob
  • Amount per serving Calories 130

  • Total Fat 4g
    • Saturated Fat 0.8g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 5g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 4g
  • Potassium 250mg
  • Phosphorus 85mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Fat



  • lime (zested and juiced)
  • light trans-fat-free margarine (softened)
    2 tbsp
  • chili powder
    1 tsp
  • medium ears corn on the cob (shucked)


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, lime zest, margarine, and chili powder.

  3. Using a spoon and your hands, spread the margarine mixture evenly over the 4 ears of corn.

  4. Wrap the corn individually in aluminum foil. Grill 20 minutes, turning frequently. Serve hot.