Monday, September 9, 2013

Quick Grilled Corn with Spicy Sauce

Summer is almost over and I still have corn on my mind.  Here is an easy recipe to relish some corn these last days of summer.   I love the flavor and look of grilled corn, but I don't have a grill.  I also don't like that it takes some time to grill the corn so I decided to find a fast and easy way to get the grilled corn look and eat it with a spicy sauce.  I love the microwave method of cooking corn.  You can make one ear of corn when ever you get the craving and slather it with some spicy sauce for a quick snack. 

Salt and Black pepper to taste


2 Tbs mayonnaise
1 Tbs sour cream
1-2 Tbs sriacha sauce
1-2 of fresh lime juice
pinch of garlic powder
black pepper

Green onions
Parmesan or Mexican cotija cheese (optional)

 Microwave corn. See cooking notes below.  Place cooked corn on a grill or right on a gas stove top and lightly char the outside of the corn kernels.  Apply with melted butter, salt and black pepper.  Serve with a slather of spicy sauce.  Enjoy.

Cooking Notes:
Microwave Corn Method:  Husk and clean corn.  Place a dry paper towel around corn and run under faucet to wet the paper towel until well saturated.  Place on a microwave safe plate and cook in microwave for 3-5 minutes in on high.  I like my corn crisp... so 3 minutes is good.

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  1. I love the ingredients in that sauce. I want some!

  2. Holy cow that looks AMAZING! Corn is so amazing this time of year, especially here in central Pennsylvania. Great recipe!

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    Happy Valley Chow

  3. My hubby would love love love that sauce. I am going to make it, but lighten it up by using greek yogurt. Thank you for the inspiration! I want to reach into my computer and eat that corn!

  4. This sauce sounds like the perfect topping for grilled corn!

  5. Although I am SO excited for fall, I will admit that I am going to miss all the fresh corn. This looks like the perfect way to savor it before summer ends! :D

  6. Looks amazing, the sauce sound Yummy and spicy, great idea cooking corn in microwave, never thought about it :)

  7. wow i am loving this grilled corn and the spicy sauce a lot :) looks so yummy and tempting me dear !!

  8. Grilled corn is the main way we enjoy our corn. This sauce looks fantastic. I am a huge fan of sriacha sauce. The spicier the better.

  9. That spicy sauce looks fantastic, what a delicious recipe :)

    Choc Chip Uru

  10. yum! this looks awesome with the corn!!! I am going to miss summer :(

  11. Oh, that sauce and the what went into looks so good.

  12. It looks fresh off the grill! You are so clever Ramona and never run out of ideas.

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