How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill

Grilled Corn on the Cob

How To Grill Corn-on-the-Cob

Cooking corn on the grill is unbelievably simple…and comes in real handy when you’re grilling and you don’t want to run back and forth from the kitchen checking on boiling water. You’ve got everything you need right outside and it’s a snap to bring it from grill to patio table.

How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill – Cooking corn on the grill is unbelievably simple! – Corn on the Cob, Butter, Salt, Have a knife, cutting board and barbecue tongs on hand.
; Remove Excess Silk Husk – If you’ve ever cooked corn on the grill or over a fire, you probably found it burned a lot. Of course, this burning is only on the outside and generally doesn’t affect the corn. But to reduce burning and mess, removing the husk and cutting of the silk can go a long way.; Soak the Corn – To add moisture during cooking, soak the corn in water. To keep it submersed, you may want to place a heavy dish on top. Soak for about 30 minutes.; Fire Up the Barbecue – Preheat the barbecue to about 350-400 degrees F.; Dry the Corn – To get the corn ready to place on the grill, pat dry to remove any excess water.; Grill – Place the corn on the grill, away from direct flame. Rotate the corn every 5-10 minutes and grill for about 30 minutes.; Get Ready to Serve – If you’ve kept your heat steady and didn’t place the corn over direct flame, your corn won’t be blackened as you may have seen it in the past. Remove the corn with tongs and let stand for a few moments. The husks are very hot!; – When you’re ready, remove the husks if you left them on, add butter and salt…and enjoy!
Grilled Corn on the Cob
How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill
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Servings Prep Time
4 Cobs 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30 Minutes 30 Minutes Soak Time
Servings Prep Time
4 Cobs 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30 Minutes 30 Minutes Soak Time
Grilled Corn on the Cob
How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill
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Votes: 9
Rating: 4.44
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Rate this recipe!
Cooking corn on the grill is unbelievably simple!
Servings Prep Time
4 Cobs 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30 Minutes 30 Minutes Soak Time
Servings Prep Time
4 Cobs 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30 Minutes 30 Minutes Soak Time
Ingredients
Servings: Cobs
Instructions
  1. Have a knife, cutting board and barbecue tongs on hand.
  2. Remove Excess Silk Husk – If you’ve ever cooked corn on the grill or over a fire, you probably found it burned a lot. Of course, this burning is only on the outside and generally doesn’t affect the corn. But to reduce burning and mess, removing the husk and cutting of the silk can go a long way.
  3. Soak the Corn – To add moisture during cooking, soak the corn in water. To keep it submersed, you may want to place a heavy dish on top. Soak for about 30 minutes.
  4. Fire Up the Barbecue – Preheat the barbecue to about 350-400 degrees F.
  5. Dry the Corn – To get the corn ready to place on the grill, pat dry to remove any excess water.
  6. Grill – Place the corn on the grill, away from direct flame. Rotate the corn every 5-10 minutes and grill for about 30 minutes.
  7. Get Ready to Serve – If you’ve kept your heat steady and didn’t place the corn over direct flame, your corn won’t be blackened as you may have seen it in the past. Remove the corn with tongs and let stand for a few moments. The husks are very hot!
    Grilled Corn on the Cob
Cook's Notes

When you’re ready, remove the husks if you left them on, add butter and salt…and enjoy!

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