Yield
Makes 6 servings

Notes: Grilled corn has been a Sunset standard since the 1930s.

How to Make It

Step 1

Strip husks and silks from 6 ears corn (7 to 8 in.).

Step 2

Prepare barbecue for direct heat.

Step 3

If using charcoal briquets, cover firegrate with a single, solid layer of ignited coals; let them burn down to desired heat. Set grill in place and measure heat.

Step 4

If using a gas barbecue, turn all burners to high and close lid for 10 minutes. Adjust burners to desired heat. Set grill in place and measure heat.

Step 5

When grill is medium-hot (you can hold your hand at grill level only 3 to 4 seconds) lay corn on barbecue and turn ears as needed until hot and speckled with brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

Step 6

Rub corn with lime wedges and sprinkle with salt to taste.

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