Honey-Chipotle Grilled Corn

Honey-Chipotle Grilled Corn Recipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Dan Becker
"Once you've tried this recipe, you'll never go back to plain corn on the cob," writes Trisha Kruse.


Makes 8 servings
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 232
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Protein 3.6 g
Fat 13 g
Satfat 7.3 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Sodium 491 mg
Cholesterol 31 mg


2 canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/3 cup mild-flavored honey, such as clover
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 ears fresh corn in husks


1. Heat a charcoal or gas grill to medium-hot (you can hold your hand 1 to 2 in. above cooking grate only 3 to 4 seconds). Combine chiles, butter, honey, garlic, and salt in a blender and whirl until smooth.

2. Put unhusked corn on grill and cook, turning occasionally, 15 minutes. Husks will blacken. Transfer to a work surface, remove husks, brush ears generously with butter mixture, and return ears to grill. Grill until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Serve warm, with remaining butter.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per ear.

Trisha Kruse, Eagle, ID,


July 2007
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