PointsPlus Chili-Lime Corn Recipe

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PointsPlus Chili-Lime Corn Recipe
Chili-Lime Corn

Chili-Lime Corn

Grilled corn on the cob gets some Latin flare with this simple and quick recipe. 

Deliver Ingredients


  • 4 corn on the cob, husked
  • 2 sprays cooking spray
  • 1 ½ tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


Preheat the grill.

Lightly coat the corn with cooking spray. In a cup, stir together the lime juice, zest, chili powder, and salt. Brush the mixture over the corn.

Grill the corn until tender and lightly charred, turning once or twice, about 10 minutes. 

Chili Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include chiles, rice, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Chili Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.

Chili Wine Pairing

Malbec, syrah/shiraz, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, primitivo, or carménère for meat-based chili; Riesling, gewürztraminer, muscat, or torrontés for vegetarian or poultry-based chili.