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Easy Southwest Corn Sheaths

Posted by Peggy on September 19, 2013

Recipe: Easy Southwest Corn Sheaths


  • 2-3 large ears of corn with big kernels
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional
  • Several pinches Southwest seasoning mixture
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • Lime juice


  1. Boil corn until tender In a big pot of salted water. Drain in a colander, and when cool enough to handle. dig a sharp knife into tip of corn and press down the cob so that the corn comes off in a sheath.
  2. Top sheath with butter, if using, and season with kosher salt, freshly ground pepper, butter (if using), seasoning mix, cilantro and red onion. Pass the lime wedges.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Time: 15 minutes

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