Corn on the Grill


This recipe for corn on the grill is a garlic lover's dream. Sweet and spicy, these ears of corn will keep you coming back to the grill for more.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • cooking spray

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ lime, juiced

  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce (such as Tapatio®)

  • 6 ears fresh corn


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and lightly oil the grate.

  2. Heat garlic and butter in a small saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes to infuse the butter with the flavor of garlic. Do not let the butter simmer.

  3. Stir together sugar, salt, black pepper, and cumin in a small dish. Stir into the butter mixture along with lime juice and hot sauce until evenly blended. Brush ears of corn generously with the garlic butter; reserve remaining butter.

  4. Cook corn on the preheated grill, rotating occasionally until the corn is hot and tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Brush corn with remaining garlic butter as corn cooks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
17g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 635mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 281mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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