Prep 6 hrs
Cook 5 mins
I heard about soaking corn in beer and thought - Why not? So we tried this last night and it was really, really good. Just be careful to not overcook the corn. You don't want it to dry out.
- Shuck corn, removing husks& silks.
- Wash Corn.
- Place corn in a dish and pour beer over to cover (may also use a large baggie) Set in fridge for at least 6-8 hours, overnight is best.
- Drain corn and place on a hot grill, turning frequently till done, about 5 minutes.
- If you would rather do this in a smoker, Preheat smoker to 250°F.
- Place corn on racks, and stack racks in smoker.
- Cook for 1 to 2 hours, turning every 20 minutes or so.
- Either way, kernels should give easily under pressure when done.
Turned out OK for us; a fun way to cook (and well worth the conversation it created!) but to be honest I didn't prefer this to plain-old corn grilled in the husk.
OH MY GOD!!! This was SO good. I loved the flavor the beer added to the corn, it was subtle but there all the same. And then grilling the corn on the grill added the bit of carmelization to it. Perfectrion on the cob is all I can say! And i must concur on the overnigth marinating. I simply flipped the bag over on my way to work and it did all the work for me. We served it with stuffed peppers and it was the perfect side dish.
A great, easy recipe. We fixed this over the weekend in the smoker and it was a hit. I've handed out the recipe to a few and have had additional requests to make this for our 4th of July party.