Thursday, June 17, 2010

easy breezy corn salad

4 ears of corn
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 medium red onion (thinly sliced)
1 juice of a lime
1 cup cherry tomatoes (about 25) cut in half
1-1/2 japaleno diced
3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. sherry vinegar
2 tbsp. unsalted butter (melted)
4 tsp. grated parmesan
1 1/2 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. celery seed
1 tsp. dry basil
kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper

prep time: 10 mins.
cook time: 10 mins.

bring a large pot of water to a boil, and add the sugar to the water and a pinch of salt. shuck your corn, and place in boiling water and cook for 10 mins. remove corn from the boiling water and place in a strainer, and immediately brush the melted butter onto the corn. after covering all the corn with butter, cut the corn off of the husk and set aside in a large bowl.

after the corn has cooled a little, about 30 mins. add in the remaining ingredients and mix together. salt and pepper to taste.

serves 4-6

enjoy :)


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