Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter Recipe

Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter is a delicious and flavorful side dish that is perfect for summer barbecues or picnics. The sweet and juicy corn is boiled to perfection and then slathered with a tangy and zesty lemon-pepper butter. The combination of the buttery richness and the bright citrusy flavors creates a mouthwatering taste that will leave you wanting more. This recipe is easy to make and is sure to be a hit with family and friends.

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Ingredients for Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Pepper Butter Recipe

  • 1/2 Ears Of Corn, Husked
  • 0.06 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 0.13 Zest Lemon
  • 0.13 Juice Lemon
  • 0.13 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Directions: Corn On The Cob With Lemon-pepper Butter Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil.
  • STEP 2.Add the corn cobs to the boiling water and cook for about 5-7 minutes, or until the corn is tender.
  • STEP 3.While the corn is cooking, prepare the lemon-pepper butter by combining softened butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, and freshly ground black pepper in a bowl.
  • STEP 4.Once the corn is cooked, remove it from the pot and let it cool slightly.
  • STEP 5.Spread the lemon-pepper butter generously over each corn cob.
  • STEP 6.Serve the corn on the cob with lemon-pepper butter immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can grill the corn on the cob instead of boiling it.
  • If you prefer a spicier kick, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the lemon-pepper butter.
  • To make the lemon-pepper butter ahead of time, store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover corn on the cob can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, wrap the corn in aluminum foil and place it in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve the corn on the cob as a side dish with grilled meats, seafood, or as a standalone snack.
Nutrition
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90
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat4 g Protein20 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    20g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    20g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    25mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    11mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    39mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    85mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp