Grilling and BBQ season is upon us and what better way to enjoy it than with a delicious side dish like grilled corn? This BBQ corn recipe is simple, easy to make, and bursting with flavour. Imagine sweet corn on the cob, slathered with butter and seasoning for a melt-in-your-mouth side dish!
It’s perfect for any occasion, and we guarantee it’s going to be a crowd-pleaser. Follow along as we guide you through the steps to create this classic grilled corn recipe.
If you’re looking for a great grilled side dish that the whole family will enjoy, this grilled corn on the BBQ is a perfect choice!
What You Will Need
6 tablespoons of butter
1 tablespoon of cilantro leaves, chopped
1/4 tablespoon of chili powder
1/8 tablespoon of cumin, ground
8 corn on the cob with husks
How To Make Grilled Corn
Step 1: Prepare the butter mixture
First things first, let’s prepare the cilantro chilli butter mixture. In a mixing bowl, mix together all the ingredients aside from the corn. Set the mixture aside.
Step 2: Peel back the corn husks
Carefully peel back the corn husks to within an inch of the bottom of the cob. Then discard the silks. You’ll want to make sure to do this as carefully as possible so that the husks remain intact and can be used to wrap the corn.
Step 3: Apply the butter mixture
Take the butter mixture and rub it evenly over each ear of corn. Once each ear of corn is coated in the butter mixture, carefully wrap the husks back over the corn and tie them off at the top with kitchen string.
Step 4: Soak the corn
Next, soak the corn in cold water for 20 minutes. This will help the corn steam and cook evenly on the grill.
Step 5: Grill the corn
Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. Place the corn on the grill approximately 5 inches above the heat source to avoid burning the corn. Grill the corn for 15 minutes, turning occasionally until the husks are lightly charred and the corn kernels are cooked through.
- Combine the butter, cilantro, chilli powder and cumin, set aside.
- Carefully peel back corn husks to within an inch of bottom of the cob.
- Discard the silks.
- Rub ears of corn evenly with the reserved butter mixture.
- Rewrap corn husks and tie at the top with kitchen string.
- Soak, covered, in cold water for 20 minutes.
- Preheat the grill to medium-high.
- Grill the corn 5 inches above the heat source for 15 minutes, turning occasionally.
- Remove from the heat and serve.
Grilled corn is a delicious and easy-to-make side dish that’s perfect for any BBQ or grilling occasion. This recipe brings the classic flavors of sweet corn and cilantro chili butter together. The instructions are straightforward and easy to follow, so give it a try and impress your guests this summer! Make sure to let us know how it turns out in the comments below. Happy grilling!