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Grilled corn on the cob epitomizes summer like nothing else. Grilled in its husk, our easy corn on the cob recipe takes on a wonderful, lightly charred flavor.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2011


Credit: Marcus Nilsson; Styling: Angharad Bailey

Recipe Summary

13 mins
1 hr 13 mins
8 servings (serving size: 1 ear of corn and 3/4 teaspoon butter)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

  • Pull the husks back from corn, keeping husks intact; scrub off silks, and pull husks back over corn to cover. Place corn and salt in a large stockpot; cover with water. Let stand 45 minutes; drain.

  • Place corn on grill rack, and grill for 8 minutes on each side or until husks are blackened. Serve grilled corn with butter.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

148 calories; fat 4.6g; saturated fat 2.1g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 27.2g; fiber 3.9g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 114mg; calcium 4mg.