Healthified Street Corn
Modified from this Food Network Recipe
2 cobs of corn, husked and rinsed
1 6-ounce container non-fat greek yogurt
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp cayenne
1 tsp cumin
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 jalepeno, chopped
Juice from one lime
1 tbsp fat free half & half
Using a grill pan or a real grill, grill the corn until it is slightly charred (ever so slightly).
This will take about 8 minutes. While this is happening, prepare the sauce. Whisk together all remaining ingredients, taste, and adjust seasonings as desired.
Once the corn is slightly charred, remove the kernels from the cob and stir into the sauce.
Serve with cheese, extra cilantro, more lime juice… whatever you want to add!
Wes thinks that this would be awesome over top of fish or chicken, and I have to agree. It was almost like a corn salsa, but with more of a sauce. I really enjoyed it. However, if you are not one for spice and a bit of heat, you will want to reel in some of the ingredients (i.e. the fresh jalepeno). Your mouth might be a little tingly after a few bites of this dish. But it’s good for you, and your metabolism!
On a completely unrelated book note, I think I am single-handedly keeping the physical book industry thriving after this week. I still haven’t jumped on the e-reader bandwagon and have purchased an abundance of books this week. Two of which I know are going to have me crying like crazy, but I just can’t wait to read them! Here are a few that I have ordered: