+

Corn with Basil Butter and Flaky Salt

Corn with Basil Butter and Flaky Salt

Ingredients (4)

  • 3 large basil sprigs, stems removed
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • Sweet corn, cooked as desired and left on the cob
  • Sea salt (we recommend Maldon)
Try Amazon Fresh

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Basic butter gets upgraded thanks to fresh basil and flaky sea salt. Generously spread this butter on corn for a simple yet sophisticated dish that truly epitomizes summer. Make a double batch and store it in the fridge for up to 2 weeks—it’s great spread on toast or tossed with farro.

Instructions

  1. 1Cut the basil into a fine chiffonade.
  2. 2In a small bowl, mash together the chopped basil and butter until well mixed (use a wooden spoon or flexible spatula).
  3. 3Roll the corn on the cob in the basil butter, and then sprinkle with sea salt.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

Support These Black-Owned Bars & Restaurants in Major U.S. Cities
Food Trends

Support These Black-Owned Bars & Restaurants in Major U.S. Cities

by David Watsky | Over the weekend, angst, anger, and unrest over the police killing of George Floyd reached a fever...

22 Black-Owned Culinary Businesses to Support Right Now—and Always
Shop

22 Black-Owned Culinary Businesses to Support Right Now—and Always

by Amy Schulman | Over the past week, the country has erupted in protest over the unjust murders of George Floyd, Breonna...

How to Fight for Food Justice in America
Explainers

How to Fight for Food Justice in America

by David Watsky | What is food justice? We tackle the broad concept of food justice as well as some of the causes of...