Grilled Spiced Corn


Take your corn side dish from ordinary to extraordinary! Sweet corn is grilled and then rubbed with lemon wedges that have been dipped in a mouthwatering combination of spices.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 ears of corn


  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 lemon

  • 8 ears corn, husked

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


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

  2. Mix together cumin, coriander, salt, sugar, chili powder, ginger, cinnamon, pepper, and cloves in a small bowl. Slice lemon into 8 wedges. Set aside.

  3. Brush corn with olive oil.

  4. Grill corn on the hot grill, turning every few minutes, until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Remove from grill.

  5. Dip lemon wedges into spice mixture. Rub 1 lemon wedge over each ear of corn.

Cook's Note:

Leave the stumps at the end of the corn.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

118 Calories
5g Fat
20g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 118
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 282mg 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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