Street style corn on the cob

Lynnda Cloutier


These can be broiled in the oven or barbecued on an outdoor grill. From the Good Stuff cookbook.

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four ears fresh corn
canola oil for brushing, +1 tablespoon
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
two scallions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chipotle mayonnaise, recipe follows
freshly grated parmesan cheese
one half red onion, diced
chopped fresh cilantro for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

preheat the grill until smoking hot. Brush the corn with the oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on the grill and char corn on all sides, about three minutes on each side or until you see the corn getting charred.
Meanwhile, heat the 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the scallions and cook for about 30 seconds. Season with salt and set aside.
When the corn is tender, spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on each year and sprinkle with Parmesan, onion, and scallions. Garnish with the cilantro. Serve at once.
Chipotle mayonnaise:
2 cups basic mayonnaise either store bought or homemade
1 cup chipotle pesto, recipe follows
2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
1 tablespoon salt
add the mayonnaise, chipotle pesto, condensed milk, and salt to a food processor or blender. Purée until smooth. The mayonnaise can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to a week. Chipotle Chiles are dried and smoked jalapenos, readily available canned in a thick pickling sauce called adobo.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables