Spicy, citrusy, juicy chili and lime corn on the cob, cooked to perfection in your oven – who needs the grill? Our easy corn on the cob recipe is one of our favorites when we want corn but want to spice it up a little!
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Why you’ll love this delicious recipe
What ingredients do I need?
You’ll need all the ingredients shown in the photograph below.
Sink your teeth into this insanely tasty corn on the cob, the perfect sweetness with a chili and lime kick to it. Make more than you need. A lot more.
What do I serve chili lime corn on the cob with?
Our chili lime corn is perfect as an appetizer on its own.
But it’s perfect as part of a main meal.
Make it vegan
The only ingredient in this delicious recipe that is not suitable for vegans is butter.
Simply replace it with vegan butter and follow the instructions.
Oven corn vs grilled corn
We love grilled corn, but we don’t always have the time or inclination to fire up the grill.
That’s why our chili lime corn is one of our favorite recipes.
Because it’s simple.
You don’t get the slightly charred effect and taste that grilled corn has.
But it’s soft and SO juicy, that it’s still a real treat to eat!
How do I store corn on the cob leftovers?
Our corn on the cob stores well and will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
If you are using fresh corn, then they will freeze for up to 2 months.
Recipe notes and expert tips
More easy side dishes for you to enjoy
If you love our chili lime corn, then you should check out our other easy recipes!
How to make chili lime corn on the cob with step by step instructions
It’s easy to make our lime and chili corn on the cob recipe if you follow our simple instructions.
Preheat your oven to 400°F/205°C.
In a small bowl, add butter, lime juice, chili powder, red chilies, and kosher salt, and mix to combine.
Then, spread the chili lime butter mixture evenly over your corn on the cob and place each cob in aluminum foil.
Seal the foil, place them on a baking sheet, and cook for approximately 20 minutes.
Remove from the oven, unwrap each corn on the cob, and spread any remaining butter evenly over the corn.
Garnish with optional lime wedges and fresh cilantro, and serve immediately! .
Enjoy your chili lime corn on the cob!
We hope you enjoy making and eating our chili corn on the cob and would love to hear how you got on with making it.
Please leave a comment below and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
Chili lime corn on the cob
- 2 tbsp Unsalted butter softened
- 1 Lime zested and juiced
- 1 tsp Chili powder
- 1 Red chili stalk and seeds removed, finely chopped
- 4 Corn on the cob
- Pre heat your oven to 400°F/205°C
- In a mixing bowl, add butter, lime juice, lime zest, chili powder, red chilies, and kosher salt, and mix together. Then spread evenly on the cobs, wrap them in foil and place on a baking sheet, and then in the oven2 tbsp Unsalted butter, 1 Lime, 1 tsp Chili powder, 1 Red chili
- Cook until tender, approximately 20 minutes
- Unwrap the cooked cobs, serve immediately and enjoy!
Before you squeeze your lime juice, zest the lime and add to the butter for an extra citrus kick! Frozen corn
If you don’t have fresh corn, then simply use frozen instead, defrost before using Storage
Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days, and freeze (only if using fresh) for up to 2 months
Please note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.
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