Grilled Sweet Corn with Zesty Herbed Butter
8 ears corn
1/2 cup rice bran oil
salt and black pepper
3 garlic cloves
1/3 cup mayonnaise
zest of 3 limes
juice of 1 lime
1/4 tsp Espelette pepper
Salt and black pepper
2 each limes
cut into eighths
1/2 Tbsp chili powder
Parmesan cheese
finely grated
  • Grill plate
For the Corn
Preheat grill to medium. Peel back the husks of the corn without removing them. Remove the silks and soak in large bowl of cold water for 30 minutes. Remove corn from water, shake off excess water and rub with oil, salt, and pepper. Recover the corn with the husk. Place directly on the grill and cook for 15 - 20 minutes, or until tender.
For the Mayonnaise
Combine all ingredients until completely mixed. Adjust flavors to taste.
To Serve
Remove charred husks and cut cobs into thirds. Brush corn lightly with mayonnaise, then top with grated Parmesan. Sprinkle with chili powder and serve with lime wedges.