Grilled Corn with Chive Butter Recipe
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Grilled Corn with Chive Butter Recipe

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When our son was young, corn was the only vegetable he'd eat. My husband and I soon got bored with the simple salt and butter topping, so I stirred in some lemon juice and chives.—Sue Kirsch, Eden Pairie, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium ears sweet corn in husks
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Soak corn in cold water for 1 hour. In a small bowl, combine the butter, chives, sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottom; remove silk. Brush with butter mixture. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string.
  2. Grill corn, uncovered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes, turning occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Corn with Chive Butter in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p221

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

I added the compound butter mixture to corn that had been boiled since I rarely use a grill. I used lemon pepper seasoning in place of the lemon juice since I had no juice in the house. Next time I think I will reduce or eliminate the sugar--not sure--because when one is eating sweet corn, does it really need sugar on top? I will use this recipe again.

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

Everyone loved it. Nice change on grilled corn. I put the foil down on the grill and brushed it with the butter mixture as suggested by a previous review. It turned out great.

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

My family loves grilled corn and everyone liked the addition of the chives.

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2013

This definitely put a spin on grilled corn! Make sure that you make some extra Chive Butter for later. I loved this recipe! Will definitely be putting this in my recipe book!

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2013

I wrapped the corn in foil to make the preparation faster & easier & it turned out delicious!

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