Curried Corn on the Cob

by / Tuesday, 17 September 2013 / Published in Recipes
Curried Corn on the Cob
Serves 6
Corn makes a nice add-on to sauces and stir-fries but nothing compares taste to eating it right off the cob. The popping sound of the corn kernels, as they grill on fire, is a treat for the eyes and might remind you of your childhood camping memories. So why not relive your childhood by grilling up corn on the cob while camping out with your family? However, if you find the typical buttery dressing too boring for your taste buds, then spice it up with a dash of zesty flavors for a change. Pepping up the corn with yummy flavors doesn’t really call for a wide range of spices. Keep a jar of curry powder handy and rev up your campfire dinner with exotic goodness. It’s warm flavors complement the sweet and creamy goodness of the corn and makes the entire ensemble shine. However, if you find the curry powder too hot to handle, then crumble some goat’s cheese on top to tame down the heat slightly. Goat cheese haters can opt for grated parmesan cheese instead, though it doesn’t spread as evenly as the former. So get ‘corny’ with curried corn on the cob and have fun!
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Ingredients
  1. • 6 medium ears sweet corn in the husks
  2. • ½ tsp curry powder
  3. • 2 tsp salt-free seasoning blend
  4. • 1 tbsp sugar
  5. • ½ cup goat’s cheese, crumbled
  6. • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  7. • ¼ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. • Peel off the corn husks so that they remain attached an inch above the stalk at the base.
  2. • Get rid of the silky fibres and wrap the husks around the corn again.
  3. • Tie them up with a kitchen twine to secure and dip them in a shallow dish with cold water.
  4. • Let aside for 20 minutes and drain them out.
  5. • Cut through the kitchen twine and shuck it completely.
  6. • Cut out six 2’’ square piece of foil and place one ears of corn onto each foil, at one side.
  7. • Sprinkle the sugar, salt and pepper onto of them and wrap them in the foil tightly; twist the open ends to seal.
  8. • Cook each side of the corn over the campfire for 4 minutes and remove from fire.
  9. • Peel off the wrap and rub the curry powder as well as the seasoning blend over them.
  10. • Crumble the goat cheese on top and serve right away.
Notes
  1. Image source
  2. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spicy_Roasted_Corn_On_The_Cob.jpg
Outdoor Cooking Channel http://www.outdoorcookingchannel.com/

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