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A pile of corn topped with a chili-lime butter, feta and cilantro in a galvanized tray.

Chili-Lime Corn on the Cob

Fresh corn of the cob is no doubt delicious, but fresh corn on the cob with a chili-lime butter, crumbled feta and chopped cilantro takes it to the next level! Whether you are celebrating Canada Day, Fourth of July or having a backyard BBQ I highly suggest you treat your guests with this delicious and easy side.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine North American
Servings 8 People


  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 8 ears of corn husks and silks removed
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • In a bowl, whisk together the butter, olive oil, lime juice, chili powder and salt and pepper.
  • Fill an 8-Quart stockpot, slightly more than halfway with water and bring to a boil.
  • Place the corn into the stockpot, cover and cook fresh local corn for 6 minutes (if it’s imported corn, cook for 8 minutes). Remove corn to a tea towel to drain, then place on a serving platter.
  • Brush the cobs, on all sides, liberally with the butter mixture. Then sprinkle the feta and cilantro on top.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Keyword 4th of July recipes, bbq sides, Canada Day Inspiration, Canada Day Recipes, corn on the cob, corn on the cob recipes, corn toppings, easy bbq side recipes, Fourth of July recipes
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