Corn Wheels with Hot Honey Butter

corn wheels with hot honey butter

Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly

Just when you’re overwhelmed with sweetness, the habañero spice kicks in.

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Cal/Serv: 120

Yields: 6 servings

Total Time: 0 hours 15 mins

Kosher salt

6 ears corn, shucked

1/2 c. unsalted butter, softened

2 tsp. honey

1 tbsp. habañero hot sauce (we used Tabasco), plus more to taste

Flaky sea salt, for serving

  1. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Cut each ear of corn into 3 to 4 pieces. Add corn to pot and simmer until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine butter, honey, hot sauce and 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt. Put half into large bowl and half into serving dish. 
  3. Drain corn and immediately transfer to large bowl with butter mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to platter and sprinkle with flaky salt. Drizzle with additional hot sauce if desired and serve with remaining butter mixture.

Nutritional information (per serving): About 120 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated), 3 g protein, 150 mg sodium, 15 g carb, 2 g fiber

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