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Oven Roasted Corn with Chili Butter

Oven roasted corn is drenched with creamy lime chili butter. The sweet corn and spicy butter makes the perfect summer side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dinner, Side, Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 202kcal


  • 10 ears fresh sweet corn with husks

Chili Butter

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • zest & juice of 2 limes
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro for garnishing, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place the corn (with husks) on the baking sheet.
  • Bake on the center rack for 45 minutes or until the corn is tender.
  • Allow the corn to cool for 5 minutes.
  • While the corn is cooling, make the chili butter.
  • In a small bowl, combine the butter, lime zest and juices, seasonings and garlic. Mix well.
  • Peel back the husks on the corn and use a pastry brush to brush the butter over the warm corn.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro, if desired.
  • If there is butter leftover, cover it and store it in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.



Recipe slightly adapted from Our Best Recipes magazine.


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 7.1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.6mg