Aztec Corn BBQ'd In The Husks

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" Wonderful recipe for a BBQ - the work is all done ahead of time and you will get some OOoh's when you serve them"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (576.7 g)
  • Calories 372.3
  • Total Fat - 14.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 1.7 mg
  • Sodium - 193.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 56.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 15.1 g
  • Sugars - 23.2 g
  • Protein - 16 g
  • Calcium - 116.9 mg
  • Iron - 3.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 366.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

Carefully turn back the husks and remove all the silk

Step 2

Remove the cob from the husks without tearing the husks

Step 3

Discard 2 husks and soak the remaining 8 in ice water for 20 minutes

Step 4

Cut the corn from the cobs, discard cobs

Step 5

Mix together the corn, cilantro, peppers, onions, salt and pepper

Step 6

Melt the butter in a skillet and saute the corn mixture for 5 minutes. Do not over cook.

Step 7

Take the husks from the ice water and dry the inside with a paper towel

Step 8

Spoon about a cup of the corn mixture into each husk, fold the husk around the corn and tie it together with string at the top and around the middle. If you wish You may prepare the recipe to this point several hours before cooking

Step 9

Arrange husks around the outside of the BBQ, cook until heated through approximately 10 minutes. Turn the husks several times and mist with water. The husks may be slightly charred but not burnt.

Step 10

Remove string and serve

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.