·         8 fresh ears corn, shucked and silks removed

·         Vegetable oil

·         1 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces

·         2 large cloves garlic, finely minced

·         1 tablespoon good chile powder (ancho or chipotle)

·         2 teaspoon sea salt

·         2 tablespoon fresh lime juice


Wash the corn in cold water.

Rub lightly with oil.

Place on a medium grill.

Grill for 18 to 20 minutes, turning often.

Place in a shallow dish.

Heat the butter with the garlic. Stir in the chile powder, salt and lime juice.

Pour over the corn.

Serve immediately.

Serves 8.