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Grilled Corn with Chive Butter

Total Time

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

Makes

6 servings

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
Grilled Corn with Chive Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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.

Nutrition Facts

1 ear of corn: 232 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 137mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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