Jen Causey; Food Styling: Margaret Dickey; Prop Styling Kay Clarke
Active time:
15 min.
Total time:
15 min.
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 corn pieces)

This grilled corn has it all: sweetness, spice, and meat. It’s perfect for a summer cookout with friends and family and will fit right in with other grilled goodies. Thick-cut bacon won’t wrap around the corn easily, so don’t buy it. Soak the toothpicks for 10 minutes before grilling so they don’t burn up quickly. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium (350°F to 400°F). Stir together brown sugar, chile powder, cumin, and salt in a small bowl. Spray corn pieces with cooking spray; rub all over with brown sugar mixture. Wrap 1 bacon slice around each corn piece, securing with toothpicks where necessary.

Step 2

Place prepared corn on oiled grates; grill, uncovered, turning occasionally, until bacon is crisp, about 5 minutes total. Transfer to a plate; spritz with lime wedges, and garnish with cilantro. Serve immediately.

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