BBQ Grilled Corn: A Summer Delight

Grilled corn on the cob in foil is the ultimate summer side dish. It’s easy to make, packed with flavor, and perfect for those hot weather gatherings. Picture yourself biting into a juicy, buttery ear of corn as you bask in the summer sun. Whether you’re hosting a backyard BBQ or simply enjoying a family meal, this dish is a must-try.

The Ingredients You’ll Need

To create this mouthwatering dish, you’ll only need a handful of ingredients. You’ll need shucked ears of corn, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Keep in mind that the garlic powder and pepper are optional, so feel free to customize the flavors to suit your taste.

How to Grill Corn in Foil

The magic of this recipe lies in its simplicity. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you create perfectly grilled corn on the cob:

  1. Begin by making the garlic butter. Mash the butter with a pinch of salt, as well as garlic powder and pepper if desired.
  2. Spread the butter generously all over the corn and wrap each ear tightly in foil.
  3. Preheat your grill to 400°F and place the foil-wrapped corn directly on the grates. Close the lid and let the grill work its magic.
  4. After about 20-25 minutes, carefully flip the corn using tongs. This will ensure even cooking and a beautiful char.
  5. Grill for another 20-25 minutes until the corn is lightly charred and cooked through.
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Serving Suggestions

Grilled corn on the cob pairs perfectly with a variety of main dishes and side dishes. Here are some ideas to inspire you:

Main Dish Ideas:

  • BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches
  • Oven Fried Chicken (or Air Fryer Fried Chicken)
  • Air Fryer Burgers
  • Grilled Steak (or Air Fryer Steak)
  • Air Fryer Hot Dogs

Side Dish Ideas:

  • Crockpot Baked Beans
  • Sautéed Green Beans (or Air Fried Green Beans)
  • Macaroni Salad

Experiment and Enjoy

Once your corn is grilled to perfection, it’s time to take a bite and savor the flavors of summer. The sweet and smoky taste of the corn, combined with the creamy butter, is simply irresistible. Feel free to experiment with different seasonings and toppings to make it your own.

So, what are you waiting for? Fire up the grill, grab some fresh corn, and get ready to enjoy this classic summer treat. For more mouthwatering recipes, check out Rowdy Hog Smokin BBQ.

Grilled Corn on the Cob