Grilling Corn on the Cob is Easy!

Grilled vegetable recipes don't get much easier then grilling corn on the cob.

The heat from the BBQ carmelizes the sugars in a corn cob and brings out a true sweet, smoky flavor.

Whenever someone asks me how to grill corn I immediately point them to this easy recipe.

It's a nice change from just boiling corn on the stove.
grilling corn on the cob
Some folks soak the cobs, husk and all, in water then put them on the grill that way. Others wrap them in foil first then cook them.

All pretty good ideas but I've found with this recipe the preparation is minimal and while you're busy with the main dish you can just give each cob a spin now and then to cook all sides.

Once the corn is cooked consider using one of the flavored butters like the Garlic Tarragon butter recipe on the website.

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Serves: 2 cobs per person

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes

Direct Heat: 400F - 450F

What you'll need:

  • 2 cob of corn per person

  • olive oil
  • freshly crushed peppercorns
  • kosher salt

    Tip: try the Garlic Tarragon butter on the grilled corn.


    grilled corn

    Step 1:
    Husk the corn and remove the silk from each cob.

    Rub each cob with olive oil and sprinkle crushed peppercorns and kosher salt on the corn.

    Tip: Try flavor infused olive oils instead, like a spicy pepper oil.


    how to grill corn on the cob

    Step 2:
    Clean and oil the grates and preheat the grill to 400F - 450F.

    Place the cobs on the grill and close the lid.

    Roll each cob over frequently to prevent burning.

    They should be nicely cooked in 12 - 15 minutes.

    Dress them up how you like them and...

    Enjoy!

    bbq corn on the cob



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