Corn on the cob is the most perfect grilled item ever. There, I said it. What’s not to love? Sweet corn meets high heat meets char meets butter and salt. So perfect, just like this recipe.
Watch as Ace's Grilling Expert, Chef Jason, show you how to grill the perfect corn on the cob.
Weber Grilled Sweet Corn
Yield: 8 people
Prep time: 10 Minute Prep (shucking and peeling) 15 Minutes Soaking
Total time: 10-12 Minutes Cook Time
- 6 ea Corn on the Cob (Shucked)
- 1 stick Salted Butter (Melted in basting pot)
- taste Salt (kosher or flake)
- taste Black ground pepper
- Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
- Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills and any cooking tools
- Clean Weber grill before use – clean grill grates and wipe down with damp towel
- Ignite grill and adjust temp to 450˚ F
- While grill is heating up – prep corn as follows:
- Trim the silk and stalk end of the corn cob to expose both ends of the corn
- Remove the husk and silks and place into warm water (use a bucket or large bowl)
- Soak corn for 10-15 minutes in the warm water
- Place the soaked corn onto the grill grate, close the lid and let cook for 2-3 minutes
- Open the lid and rotate the corn to the next side
- Add the basting pot of butter
- Continue this process until all sides have been roasted/grilled and or charred to your liking
- Total cooking time should be about 10-12 minutes depending on desired doneness
- After all sides are roasted/grilled remove from the grill and place onto a platter
- Carefully remove the basting pot of butter
- Season to taste with the salt and pepper
- Serve with extra salt, pepper and melted butter
Extra Tips & Info
- Trim the top and bottom of the corn before shucking. This will making pealing off the silks easier.
- Soaking the corn in warm water prior to grilling will give it the moisture it needs while on the grill. The water creates steam, which in turn creates juicy, delicious, crisp corn.
- Use a basting brush to baste the melted butter on to the corn. This will allow the salt and pepper to stick on to the corn better and have an even coat of butter all around.
Published on 6/2/2022.
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