Here’s how to grill corn on the cob with the husks. It’s so easy to do with no prep, no soaking, and no peeling the sweet corn beforehand.
Corn on the cob is a summer staple and is part of every summer celebration and backyard cookout!
One of the most popular ways of cooking it is to grill corn on the cob. You most like already have the grill going so why not throw on some sweet corn.
When grilling corn on the cob with the husks, you don’t have to do all of the peeling ahead of time. Each person peels their corn after it done cooking.
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Watch my video to see how to grill corn on the cob with the husks.
How To Use Leftover Grilled Corn On The Cob
Grilled too much corn on the cob and now you have leftovers? We’ve got you covered! Cut the cooked corn off the cob and use it in one of these recipes:
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Slow Cooker Corn Chowder: Easy slow cooker corn chowder with ham and potatoes is the perfect comfort food for a family dinner.
Tater Tot Chicken Pot Pie: Try making Tater Tot Chicken Pot Pie because admit it…pie crust is boring. The whole family will love this spin on the traditional chicken pot pie recipe.
Keyword: corn on the cob, grilling, sweet corn
- 4 ears corn on the cob
- 4 tsp butter
- 1/8 tsp salt
Warm the grill to a medium heat. Place the corn on the cob with the husks directly on the grill grate.
Close the cover and cook over medium heat.
Grill the corn on the cob for 25 – 30 minutes, turning every five minutes, until hot and tender.
Remove the corn from the grill and allow it to cool slightly before peeling it.
Slather the grilled corn on the cob with butter and sprinkle with salt before eating it.
How To Grill Corn On The Cob With The Husks Calories 113 Calories from Fat 45 Total Carbohydrates 16g 5% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Can you grill corn on the cob with the husks?
The answer is yes!
Here is how to cook corn on the cob on the grill with the husks on:
The process is similar and very simple.
You first pull the husks down and remove the silk. Then brusk with butter (optional). The next step is to pull the husks up and grill for 20 minutes, turning every 3 minutes to prevent burning on one side.
Optional grilled corn on the cob toppings:
- any cheese (like Parmesan, Cotiija, Feta:
- mayo and paprika
- lime juice
- spices and herbs (like cilantro, parsley, oregano and mint)
- pesto sauce
What to serve this grilled corn on the cob in foil with garlic butter with?
- Oven Baked Bone-In Pork Chops
- Grilled Blackened Shrimp
- Easy Grilled Octopus
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- 4 ears of corn
- 1 tbsp melted butter
- Garlic butter:
- 4 tbsp soft butter
- 1 garlic clove pressed
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
- In a bowl mix together soft butter, salt, lemon juice, garlic and parsley.
- Keep mixing until the lemon juice blends in.
- Keep at room temperature until corn is cooked. After brushing corn with garlic butter, you can store it in the fridge.
- Shuck corn, brush with melted butter and wrap in aluminum foil, making sure all sides are covered.
- Grill on medium-high heat for around 20 minutes, turning every 2 minutes to avoid scorching.
- Remove corn from foil and brush with garlic butter. Serve immediately.
Calories: 206, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 38mg, Sodium: 286mg, Potassium: 243mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 13.8%, Vitamin C: 9.8%, Calcium: 0.3%, Iron: 2.9%
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