Garlic Herb Butter Grilled Corn
This afternoon snack is yummy and easy to make. It takes only 15 minutes and your corn with garlic herb butter is ready to be eaten up! This garlic herb butter grilled corn is one of the fancy meals you can have for afternoon snacks. Just use garlic herb butter, honey and corn and then the corn is lightly “roasted” on a cast –iron grill pan.
You can make your own garlic herb butter. Once you have already made it, freeze it up in the fridge and you can use the frozen compound garlic herb butter for your future need when making many other kinds of meals.
For this garlic herb butter grilled corn, slather and brush generously on the corn 3 tablespoons of garlic butter. You can also use garlic butter on roasted potatoes, cheese bombs and bread. Garlic herb butter is a really magical ingredient that makes so many kinds of meals become more palatable.
Before going to the main part of this recipe, let’s find out more on how to make your own garlic herb butter. Making your own garlic herb butter is not that difficult for this magical ingredient will come in handy anytime when you need it.
HOMEMADE GARLIC HERB BUTTER
You can always find, buy and get your garlic herb butter at the stores, but it is so much fun and easy to make your own garlic herb butter at home. The recipe you are about to try takes only 10 minutes and as mentioned earlier, you can use this garlic herb butter for many other kinds of dishes such as garlic noodles, grilled shrimp, and toast bread.
This homemade garlic herb butter needs only 4 simple ingredients. They are unsalted butter, parsley leaves, salt and of course, garlic.
Before making the garlic herb butter, prepare 2 sticks of unsalted butter, 4 cloves of minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley leaves and ½ teaspoon of salt.
Now you are ready to make your own garlic herb butter. Use a hand mixer or a stand mixer and beat the butter and salt. Beat for several minutes or until they become fluffy. Put into the garlic and parsley and stir to mix well. Then, the garlic herb butter is removed onto a sheet of plastic wrap and garlic herb butter is rolled up to form a cylinder shape. Next, both ends are twisted tight and the garlic herb butter is kept in the fridge. When the butter is cold and solid, it is ready to use.
MORE BENEFITS OF HOMEMADE GARIC HERB BUTTER
The most important thing is just like your regular butter, you can keep the garlic herb butter in the fridge as long as you like. This garlic herb butter gives you greater garlicky and herb taste and make many other kinds of your dishes more delectable and so much better.
Furthermore, garlic butter is an excellent source of vitamin A, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K. Garlic butter is even known to destroy harmful bacteria in our system. Even if garlic butter has saturated fats that have no harmful effect on our heart and body, garlic butter is an excellent substitution for refined oil.
By the way, garlic butter in small cups is occasionally served with seafood, such as lobster, pizza and breadsticks in the US. Garlic butter is also used as a flavoring for French cuisine, Escargot a la bourguignonne. A traditional Bavarian meal, Kronfleisch ( skirt steak ) is also served with garlic herb butter together with onion rings, rye bread, and horseradish.
WHAT DO YOU PUT GARLIC HERB BUTTER ON ?
Besides on bread, you can spread garlic herb butter on top of hot steak and watch as the garlic herb butter melts to make a sauce. You can also toss the garlic herb butter with fresh pasta and use the garlic for stir frying vegetables. As mentioned above, any use of garlic herb butter will strengthen the taste of your dishes.
Garlic butter is a versatile element that can be used to toss, sauté, bake, grill and even as a spread. And besides for cooking purposes, garlic butter is usually considered as a healthy ingredient which gives multiple health benefits. Garlic butter gives rise to a soothing and flavorful taste that serves a great companion to any food.
HOW MANY CALORIES PER SERVING ?
COURSE : APPETIZER (SNACKS )
CUISINE : INTERNATIONAL
KEYWORD : GARLIC HERB BUTTER
PREP TIME : 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME : 10 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME : 15 MINUTES
SERVING SIZE : 3 PEOPLE
CALORIES : 178 CALORIES
- 3 tablespoons of melted and salted garlic butter1
- 1 teaspoon of chopped parsley leaves
- 1 clove of finely minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 3 ears of chopped 2 inch pieces of corn
- Paprika ( optional )
- Mix the butter, parsley, honey and garlic to prepare the garlic her butter mixture. Stir to mix them well.
- Prepare a pot and then, bring a pot of water to boil. In about 5 minutes, cook the corn then dry them. The butter mixture is brushed generously on each corn. Next, for about 5 minutes or until the surface becomes slightly charred, finish off by roasting them on a cast-iron grill pan on high heat. If you use oven, set the temperature to 400 F and roast it for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the surface becomes slightly charred.
- Finally, if you use some paprika, drizzle the paprika on corn and quickly serve the garlic herb butter grilled corn. Enjoy !!