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Grilled mealies with chilli, coriander and cumin butter

Recipe from: 10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 6
Servings 8
Time 15


  • 3
    red chillies, finely chopped (remove the seeds for less heat)
  • 250
    butter at room temperature
  • 5
    ground cumin
  • 1
    a handful of fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 8
    fresh mealies, husked
  • 5
    salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1. Prepare the butter: Mix all the ingredients, apart from the mealies and salt and pepper, until creamy. Place in a serving dish and leave to one side.

2. Cook all the mealies for approximately 8 minutes in water and drain. Grill them over medium coals or under a preheated grill until cooked and black specks start appearing on the kernels.

3. Flavour with salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve with the flavoured butter.


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