Juicy Grilled Corn On The Cob
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Juicy Grilled Corn On The Cob

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"Doesn't matter if you use fresh corn or frozen, this recipe will make it the best corn you've ever eaten!"


55 m servings 227 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 227 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 7086 mg
  • 283%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the water into a large pot, and stir the sugar and 1/2 cup salt together until dissolved. Place the ears of corn into the pot, and allow to soak at least 30 minutes but no longer than 8 hours.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove the corn from the soak and grill the ears, turning every 2 to 3 minutes to cook the kernels on all sides. Brush the grilled corn with butter, and season to taste with salt and pepper.


  • Editor's Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.
  • Cook's Note
  • Try not to soak corn longer than 8 hours. It becomes soft and very salty. I also love to use fresh ground sea salt, very tasty!
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  1. 63 Ratings


Great recipe - I soaked my corn in the sugar/salt water for a couple of hours. I used all the sugar and 1/4 cup of salt. I left the husks intact (peeling them back a little and removing a bit ...

Everyone loves sweet corn, but these tasted more like all that sugar and took away from the natural sweetness that is so yummy. My family all felt the same way. Sorry. The only reason I can even...

this was a great recipe. corn came out juicy and flavorful. my family loved it.

This is how we do corn on the cob when in season here in FL. But never added sugar...guess we have sweet enough corn here and don't remove the husk or silk, it comes off easier when you pull bac...

I was looking for a grill recipe for corn on the cob we had purchased at the store, as I was having a small party and wanted to grill anything I could (never waste charcoal!). This went over WAY...

We live in the salad bowl of CA, so our corn is always naturally sweet, sometimes overly so depending on the region you buy it from. I soaked it for 4 hours and this recipe didn't enhance or de...

We don't have boiled corn ever anymore. This is so tasty! we probably grill it alittle more (ok it gets pretty dark :) I can see where it would be over sweet if it isn't grilled for a while but ...

Unfortunately, this recipe made our corn way too sweet. It took away from the natural flavor of the corn. It wasn't any juicer than when I regularly grill corn.

I'm anxious to try this again to see if it really is that good or if I just had some really good corn??!! This totally surprised me - and I didn't grill them - I wrapped them in wax paper and mi...