You can count on grilled corn to liven up any meal. You’ll especially enjoy this perfectly delicious corn treatment at cookouts and family gatherings. Try our new recipe for Lebanese Grilled Corn. Filled with the buttery goodness and Eastern Mediterranean spice flavors, this corn will get your taste buds popping!
Lebanese Grilled Corn with Cinnamon and Cumin
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- 8 ears of corn, husked
- 4 Tbsp olive oil (for brushing on corn)
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 tbsp butter
- zest from one lemon
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp cumin
- 4 Tbsp parsley, finely chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat grill on the highest heat setting for 10 minutes. Thoroughly clean and oil the grilling grate.
- Brush the corn with olive oil.
- While grill heats, warm the 1/2 cup of olive oil and the butter in a saucepan until the butter has melted. Pour olive oil/butter mixture into a small bowl.
- Add lemon zest, cumin, cinnamon, and parsley to the oil/butter mix. Salt and pepper, to taste.
- Grill the corn, turning every minute or so, until it is charred on all sides, 10-15 minutes total.
- Serve the corn with a side of the Lebanese olive oil and butter sauce for brushing onto the corn.
About Recipe Author
Christine is the Wellness Manager with Mediterranean Living. She is passionate about wellness, fitness and food. Basically, she runs to eat! You can find her in the kitchen, experimenting with ...Read more about this chef..
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