Lucero Summer Corn

July 10, 2012


July is corn on the cob, hot summer nights and a swell of
patriotism.  Roasted sweet corn is an Amercan  favorite. 
We've dressed up our mouthwatering  treat with some
Lucero Extra Virgin Olive Oil  and added seasonings.



Prep time: 5mins Total time: 15mins

Makes 4 servings


4 medium ears of corn

1/4 tsp. salt

2 tsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro

1 Tbsp.  Lucero Extra Virgin Olive Oil of choice.

1/4 tsp. ground cumin

1/8 tsp. garlic powder

1/8 tsp. chili powder

1/8 tsp. ground red pepper (red pepper flakes work too)




1-   Heat grill.


2-  Carefully brush grill rack with canola oil.


3- Brush ears of corn  with olive oil sprinkle with a pinch of salt and

pepper. Place corn directly on grill over medium-high heat.


4-  Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, lightly

browned on all sides.


5-  While corn is cooking, in a small bowl, mix together salt and

cilantro. Put this aside for later.


6-  In an small, nonstick skillet, saute olive oil and cumin, over med

eat until fragrant; about 30 seconds. Stir frequently. Add in garlic

powder, chili powder, and red pepper. Remove from heat.


7- . Remove corn from grill and brush with  the hot oil mixture.

Then sprinkle with salt and cilantro mixture.  It's ready to serve.



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