Grilled Corn on the Cob

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.


12 servings

Updated: Mar. 17, 2023
Seasoned with cilantro, this easy-to-prepare corn on the cob is sure to be a standout at your Labor Day picnic. Wrapping the corn in foil helps lock in the flavors. -Kara De la vega, Suisun City, California


  • 12 medium ears sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Soak corn in cold water for 1 hour. Drain and pat dry.
  2. Meanwhile in a small bowl, beat the butter and sugar; spread over corn.
  3. On a shallow plate, combine the cilantro, salt and pepper. Roll corn in mixture until lightly coated.
  4. Wrap each ear in heavy-duty foil. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until the corn is tender, turning occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 161 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.