Garlic-Butter Parmesan Corn Recipe
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Garlic-Butter Parmesan Corn Recipe

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This is the best grilled corn I have ever tasted! The butter, garlic and cheese perk up the flavor and make it hard to resist. A great side dish for your cookout! —Mitzi Sentiff, Annapolis, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 8 medium ears sweet corn in husks
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 156 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. Soak corn in cold water for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the butter, garlic and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted; set aside 2 tablespoons.
  2. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. Brush with remaining butter mixture. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string.
  3. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally. Cut string and peel back husks. Drizzle corn with reserved butter mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Garlic-Butter Parmesan Corn in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007, p44

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

"This tasted pretty good when it was done, but nothing special. It was a lot of work. Would have been just as easy to cook the corn, mix the garlic and salt into the butter, butter the corn and sprinkle with the cheese without dealing with the husks."

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2013

"sounds good. my husband can't eat corn off the cob so I usually cut it off for him but will use this seasoning wrapped in foil and grilled. should be good."

Reviewed Jul. 21, 2010

"I thought this was more effort than it was worth. Nothing special."

Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

"This is a delicious recipe that I will make again and again. This made our Father's Day Barbecue."

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