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Grilled Lime & Chilli Mealies


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 15m


  • 6 mealies, in their husks
  • 250g butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • juice of 3 limes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 100g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 12 bamboo sticks


Step 1

Prepare the braai. Grill the mealies in their husks until the husks start to blacken, about 3 minutes per side.

Step 2

Mix together the butter, chilli powder, cayenne pepper, lime juice and some salt and black pepper in a bowl until incorporated.

Step 3

Peel back the mealie husks and break each mealie in half. Rub the chilli- lime butter all over the mealies. Skewer each mealie half with a bamboo stick and serve garnished with Parmesan cheese and fresh coriander.

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