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grilled corn

Grilled Corn

  • Author: Debbie
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 6 ears perfectly ripe fresh sweet corn
  • 6 teaspoons fresh cream butter (softened)
  • salt for soaking water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Soak unshucked corn in ice cold salted water for 30 mins
  2. Drain and peel back one side of the shuck a few inches (No need to remove silks. They come right off cleanly after cooking)
  3. Spoon in a teaspoon of butter and pull the shuck back up
  4. Wrap tightly in aluminum foil (for oven grilling only)
  5. Place directly on to rack (oven or grill)

On Grill

  1. Cook 15-20 minutes until kernels have softened to your liking, turning about every 5 minutes

In Oven

  1. Cook 30-45 minutes until kerners have softened to your liking, turning about every 10 minutes

To Serve

  1. Allow corn to cool for about 5 min and peel back husks and silks and remove.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Side
  • Cuisine: Southern