The World's Healthiest Foods

Steamed Mexican Corn on the Cob

This quick and easy to prepare recipe adds a healthy and great tasting lift to a meal without any saturated fats from butter. The spicy chili powder is a very tasty complement to the sweet corn.

Steamed Mexican Corn on the Cob Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

4 ears fresh corn on the cob
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp red chili powder
salt and black pepper to taste

  1. Bring water to a boil in a steamer with a tight fitting lid. Do not salt water.
  2. Remove husks and corn silk from corn cobs. Place the corn in the steamer basket, cover, and steam over high heat until it is just hot, 10 minutes or less.
  3. While corn is steaming mix together olive oil, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove corn from steamer, brush with oil mixture and serve hot.

    Serves 4

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