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Test Kitchen Approved

Grilled Corn & Lima Bean Relish

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

This cool and refreshing salad or side is spiced with a kick of mild heat from a chimayo style chile vinaigrette. Toss it with shrimp or chicken to make a main meal out of it, or serve it as a side for a barbecue feast or southwestern inspired dinner.

Serving Suggestions

Serve cold or at room temperature topped with chopped cilantro for garnish. Use as a side or condiment for any Latin-inspired dish. Great with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos.


For relish:

6 small or 4 large ears of corn

16 oz. bag frozen lima beans

1 small red onion, small dice

1 red bell pepper, small dice

½ cups Chimayo Style Vinaigrette

chopped cilantro for garnish

For Chimayo Style Vinaigrette:

1 cups extra virgin olive oil

½ cups apple cider vinegar

½ cups honey

2 tsp. Dijon mustard

2 tsp. Organic Broken Star Anise, ground

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Mild Red New Mexican Chile Powder

    This chile is of the same variety grown in and around Chimayo, New Mexico. Only select New Mexican red chile pods are chosen for this excellent tas...

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  • Mayan Sea Salt

    Mayan Sea Salt has a clean appearance and flavor but is also an interesting tie to the ancient Mayan way of life. This sea salt was harvested off t...

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Preheat grill. Husk and clean corn. Place corn cobs on grill and cook until tender and charred, about 20 min., turning cobs every 5 min. or so for even cooking. Meanwhile, bring a medium pot of salted water to boil. Add lima beans and simmer until tender, about 10 min. Drain and rinse lima beans with cold water. When corn is done, allow it to cool, then slice the corn kernels off the cobs. Place corn, lima beans, onion and red pepper in a large bowl. Toss with Chimayo Style Vinaigrette.