Easy Grilled Corn with Chipotle-Lime Butter

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Apr. 12, 2023
Grilling corn in the husks is so easy. There's no need to remove the silk and tie the husk closed before grilling. Just soak, grill and add your favorite flavored butter. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Easy Grilled Corn with Chipotle-Lime Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 large ears sweet corn in husks
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • Coarse sea salt, optional


  1. In a large stockpot, cover corn with cold water. Soak 30 minutes; drain. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat until tender, turning occasionally, 25-30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine next 5 ingredients. Carefully peel back husks; discard silk. Spread butter mixture over corn. If desired, sprinkle with coarse sea salt.

Nutrition Facts

1 ear of corn with 2 tablespoons butter: 225 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.