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

Recipe by Sunset August 1998

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • Prepare barbecue for direct heat.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

108 calories; calories from fat 13%; protein 4.1g; fat 1.5g; saturated fat 0.2g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 4g; sodium 19mg.
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