Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

I got this recipe from Taste of Home, and tweeked it just a bit. This corn was a hit at my 4th of July party. Everyone had at least 2 pieces, and oooohed and ahhhhhed over it. It is every bit worth the effort.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak corn in cold water for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, melt the butter and combine with basil, parsely and salt.
  2. Carefully peel back cornhusks to within 1 inch of bottoms; remove silk and "paint" butter on with a pastry brush.
  3. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally. Cut string and peel back husks.
Most Helpful

5 5

OMG this was sooo good!! The basil gave this a wonderful flavor. Perfect and a keeper!! Thanks for sharing.

5 5

This was really good! I enjoyed being able to use fresh basil and parsley from my garden too! I never thought to use basil on corn, but it really has a great, complementary flavor! It was a hit with the whole family!

5 5

This is our new favorite way to make corn on the cob! The corn has a different flavor then when boiled, plus it doesn't leave a pool of water on your plate from absorbed liquid. Another great thing is in the summer, the heat stays outside. made for Bargain Basement tag 2009.