Grilled Corn on the Cob. This grilled corn on the cob recipe is the easiest recipe ever! With only 4 ingredients and about 5 minutes of prep you will have perfectly cooked corn on the cob!
Grilled Corn on the Cob
Corn on the cob is a staple in our house during the summer. Some people boil corn on the cob, some steam corn on the cob, in our house we cook corn on the cob on the grill! Grilled Corn on The Cob is so easy to cook and it also saves on the mess of having to butter the corn after it has been cooled.
To make it super easy making corn on the cob on the grill, I use these tin foil sheets. Then there is no one pulling a massive piece of tin foil, which we all know happens with kids. They are the perfect size for wrapping a piece of corn on the cob!
Of course when you are eating corn on the cob you do not want burn your fingers, so make sure you grab these corn holders!
Summer Side Dish Recipes
- Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad
- Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad
- Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad
- Parmesan Garlic Sweet Potato Fries
How to pick the Best Corn on the Cob
When you are buying corn on the cob at the grocery store there are a few things to look for to make sure you are getting the best fresh corn on the cob. The fresher the corn on the is the better it will taste.
Check the husk. You want the corn husk to be green and tight against the corn.
Corn tassels (the top stingy thing on the corn). You want them to be brown and slightly sticky. If they are dried up and black then the corn is old.
Feel the Kernels. Thru the husk you can feel the kernels of the corn. You want them to be plump and the cob to be full of them. If you can feel empty spaces in between other kernels then you do not want to use that one.
Avoid corn with teeny holes at the top. When you are looking at corn in the store if you see tiny holes at the top those are worm holes, you do not want to use corn that has worms.
Peel back the top husk. You can also peek back a small section of the top of the husk to see what the corn looks like. Do not peel it all the way, but just enough that you can see if the corn kernels are plump and there. It is an automatic giveaway that you don’t want to use the piece of corn if the top section is missing the kernels, they are mushy or discolored.
Grilled Corn Ingredients
- Fresh Corn on the cob
- Black Pepper
How to cook corn on the cob on the grill
Remove the husks from the corn.
Get enough pieces of tin foil to wrap each piece of corn individually.
Then place the piece of corn in the tin foil.
Slice the butter into thin slices and add 2 tablespoons of butter worth on top of the raw corn.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on top.
Then wrap the corn tightly with the tin foil.
Turn heat of grill to medium high and place on top top rack of the grill for 15-20 minutes or the bottom rack for 8-10 minutes.
Remove from grill using tongs.
Allow the corn to cool for a few minutes, then unwrap the corn from the foil and serve!
Easy Grilling Recipes
- Salmon with avocado salsa
- Steak with Blue cheese and chive butter
- Grilled Green Beans and Bacon
- Steak Kabobs
- Hawaiian Burgers
- The BEST Grilled Steak
- Grilled Chili Lime chicken
- Steak with Rosemary butter
Grilled Corn on the Cob
- Remove the husks from the corn.
- Get enough pieces of tin foil to wrap each piece of corn individually.
- Then place the piece of corn in the tin foil, get your stick of butter and slice it into thin slices. Add 2 tablespoons of butter worth on top of the raw corn.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper on top.
- Then wrap the corn tightly with the tin foil.
- Turn heat of grill to medium high and place on top top rack of the grill for 15-20 minutes or the bottom rack for 8-10 minutes.
- Remove from grill and let cool for a few minutes, then unwrap the corn from the foil and enjoy!