Bad-ass cheesy corn on the cob

Serves 6

  • 6 corn on the cob, with husks intact

  • 4 tablespoons Hellmann's Mayonnaise

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 limes

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika or cayenne pepper

  • 90 g mild, hard cheese, such as Parmesan, Zamorano or Pecorino

Soak the corn (husks and all) in cold water for at least 30 minutes – if you can't find cobs with the husks intact, you don't need to do this. Meanwhile, place the mayo into a bowl with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, the zest from the limes and the juice from 1. Mix well, taste and add a squeeze more juice, if needed. Spread the mayo onto a plate, then dust with the paprika or cayenne pepper and put to one side. Grate the cheese onto another large plate, then set aside also.



Preheat a griddle pan over a high heat. Add the corn and griddle for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the husks are black and charred all over, turning occasionally – the husks will help to steam the corn until tender.



Peel back the husks, keeping them intact at the base, then roll each cob into the lime-spiked mayo, before rolling into the cheese. Shake off any excess and get stuck in.



Nutritional Information

Bad-ass cheesy corn on the cob

With lime and paprika mayo

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Serves 6
35m (plus soaking time)
Super easy
Method

Soak the corn (husks and all) in cold water for at least 30 minutes – if you can't find cobs with the husks intact, you don't need to do this. Meanwhile, place the mayo into a bowl with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, the zest from the limes and the juice from 1. Mix well, taste and add a squeeze more juice, if needed. Spread the mayo onto a plate, then dust with the paprika or cayenne pepper and put to one side. Grate the cheese onto another large plate, then set aside also.

Preheat a griddle pan over a high heat. Add the corn and griddle for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the husks are black and charred all over, turning occasionally – the husks will help to steam the corn until tender.

Peel back the husks, keeping them intact at the base, then roll each cob into the lime-spiked mayo, before rolling into the cheese. Shake off any excess and get stuck in.

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Nutritional Information Amount per serving:
  • Calories 191 10%
  • Carbs 20.3g 8%
  • Sugar 2,7g 2%
  • Fat 8.6g 12%
  • Saturates 3.4g 17%
  • Protein 9.5g 21%
Of an adult's reference intake

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