Southwestern Grilled Corn

This unique and fun combination of flavors will make this corn a one-of-a-kind treat.


Total time: 35 Minutes

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes


Desired number of ears of fresh corn with husks
Kitchen string
Melted Butter
Chili powder
Smoked paprika
Grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese
Lime wedges


1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Pull back husks from ears of fresh corn; remove and discard silks. Tie husks together with kitchen string to form a handle. Soak in cold salted water to cover 10 minutes; drain.

2. Grill corn, covered with grill lid, 15 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally. Remove from grill. Brush corn with melted butter; sprinkle with salt, chili powder, smoked paprika, and grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese. Serve with lime wedges.

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Oxmoor House

August 2012