This simple yet delicious Grilled Corn on the Cob Recipe will become a family favorite that you’ll turn to all summer long!
It’s not quite officially summer just yet but the grill is already in full summertime swing at our house! One of our all time favorites is grilled corn on the cob! My sweet husband, My Yanni, is our official grillmaster and he’s always trying different techniques for grilled corn on the cob. He’s tried husks on, husks off, he’s tried soaking the husks, taking the silks out, you name he’s tried it! And through all of his trails and tribulations he’s come up with this grilled corn on the cob recipe. It has become his go-to for the best, most delicious corn on the cob every time. Sweet and juicy kernels that pop when you sink your teeth into them with a slightly caramelized smoky taste is what you’ll get with this grilled corn on the cob.
Wanna see how easy it is?
Just cut the tip and stalk ends off and peel off the loosest husks, leaving the moist inner sections of the husk attached.
Put the corn on the cob on the top rack of a medium-high heated grill and cook for about 20 minutes giving a quarter turn every 5 minutes.
When the husks begin to blister remove them from grill and let them rest for 5-10 minutes.
Carefully remove husks and silks and smear each ear of corn with a teaspoon of mayonnaise, paprika and salt & pepper. Place the corn back onto a medium-high heat grill turning every few minutes until grill marks appears on all sides.
And now you know how to make the most divine grilled corn on the cob every single time!
- 8 ears of corn with husk in tact
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cut the stalk-end of corn leaving about 1" of the stalk and cut the tip off other end.
- Peel off the loosest and most frayed husks leaving the clean, moist inner sections of the husk.
- Place the corn on the cob on the top rack of a medium-high heated grill and cook for about 20 minutes giving it a quarter turn about every 5 minutes. When the husks begin to burn an blister, take off heat and let stand for 5-10 min.
- Carefully remove the entire husk and silks.
- Smear the kernels of each cob with about a teaspoon of mayonnaise until all sides are covered.
- Sprinkle evenly paprika, salt and pepper on each cob.
- Place corn cob back onto the medium-high heat grill turning until grill marks appear on all sides.