Grilled Sweet Corn

Total Time

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


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Since we have plenty of fresh sweet corn available in our area, we use this recipe often in summer. Parsley, chili powder and cumin accent the corn's just-picked flavor. —Connie Lou Hollister, Lake Odessa, Michigan
Grilled Sweet Corn Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 large ears sweet corn in husks
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. Place corn in a stockpot; cover with cold water. Soak 20 minutes.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients. Drain corn; carefully peel back husks to within 1 in. of bottoms and remove silk. Spread corn with butter mixture; rewrap in husks and secure with kitchen string.
  3. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat until tender, 25-30 minutes, turning often. To serve, cut string and peel back husks.

Nutrition Facts

1 ear: 201 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 345mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.