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Chili-Lime Corn on the Cob

Per Serving

Chili-Lime Corn on the Cob

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 cob
Calories 130
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 50 mg
Potassium 250 mg
Protein 4 g
Phosphorus 85 mg
Choices: Starch 1.5, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cob
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes


1 lime, juiced
1 tsp. lime zest
2 Tbsp. light, trans-fat-free margarine, softened
1 tsp. chili powder
4 med. ears corn on the cob, shucked
Aluminum foil


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, lime zest, margarine, and chili powder.
  3. Using a spoon and your hands, spread the margarine mixture evenly over the 4 ears of corn. Wrap the corn individually in aluminum foil.
  4. Grill for 20 minutes, turning frequently. Serve hot.

Recipe adapted from The Diabetes Cookbook: 300 Recipes for Healthy Living Powered by the Diabetes Food Hub by Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, CDE, and Jennifer Bucko Lamplough. Available fall 2018 from shopdiabetes.org, 800-232-6733, or bookstores nationwide.


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