Braai mielies 3 ways

Three delicious ways to jazz up the regular corn on the cob for the braai season!

30 minutes

Serves 4 

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Chakalaka corn

Ingredients

  • 1 pack (4) Corn on the cob 
  • Glug of olive oil blend 
  • Salt and milled pepper 
  • 1 can (410g) chakalaka  

 

Method

  1. Prepare medium-hot coals, you should be able to keep your hand above the grid for 8-10 seconds. 
  2. Brush corn lightly with oil and season. 
  3. Braai corn for about 12-18 minutes, turning occasionally, until charred and cooked through. 
  4. Top with dollops of chakalaka. 

 

Parmesan & herb butter corn

Ingredients

  • ½ block (250g) butter, softened 
  • 3 Tbsp (45ml) parsley, chopped 
  • 1 tsp (5ml) chilli flakes 
  • Parmesan, grated, for serving  
  • 1 pack (4) Corn on the cob  
  • Glug of olive oil blend 
  • Salt and milled pepper 

 

Method

  1. Prepare medium-hot coals, you should be able to keep your hand above the grid for 8-10 seconds. 
  2. Combine softened butter, parsley and chilli flakes. 
  3. Brush corn lightly with oil and season. 
  4. Braai corn for about 12-18 minutes, turning occasionally, until charred and cooked through. 
  5. Serve with dollops of butter and fresh gratings of parmesan. 

 

Avo & chilli corn

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado 
  • ½ tub (125g) plain cream cheese 
  • Juice (30ml) of ½ lemon 
  • Salt and milled pepper 
  • 1 red chilli, sliced 
  • 1 pack (4) Corn on the cob 
  • Glug of olive oil blend 

 

Method

  1. Prepare medium-hot coals – you should be able to keep your hand above the grid for 8-10 seconds. 
  2. Blitz together avocado, cream cheese and lemon juice.  
  3. Season and fold through chilli. Set aside. 
  4. Braai corn for about 12-18 minutes, turning occasionally, until charred and cooked through. 
  5. Serve dollops onto braaied corn. 

 

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