Fresh Corn With Lime and Cilantro Recipe

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Fresh Corn With Lime and Cilantro
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  1. Microwave method for cooking corn: husk corn and wash off any loose silk. Place wet corn into Ziploc bag. Place bag in microwave and cook 4 minutes; rotate ears and cook 2 more minutes. Let sit 2 minutes to finish cooking. Cool five minutes and then slice kernels off the cob.
  2. Combine corn kernels, lime juice, lime zest, butter, salt and pepper. **Can be made ahead up to this point.
  3. Just before serving, add cilantro and toss to combine. If desired, garnish with lime slices and sprig of cilantro.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 104.96 Kcal (439 kJ)
Calories from fat 34.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.82g 6%
Cholesterol 7.84mg 3%
Sodium 91.15mg 4%
Potassium 249.36mg 5%
Total Carbs 17.49g 6%
Sugars 2.79g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.71g 11%
Protein 2.84g 6%
Vitamin C 7.5mg 12%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 3.4mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 106.71 Kcal (447 kJ)
Calories from fat 34.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.89g 6%
Cholesterol 7.97mg 3%
Sodium 92.67mg 4%
Potassium 253.51mg 5%
Total Carbs 17.78g 6%
Sugars 2.83g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.76g 11%
Protein 2.89g 6%
Vitamin C 7.6mg 12%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 3.5mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.9
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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