Japanese-Style Corn on the Cob

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by katheros

Another habit I brought back with me from Japan. We had a guy pull a cart by our house selling these.

Top Review by Chelebelle

I lived in Japan for four years and this is my family's favorite way to eat corn on the cob. I am so happy you posted this recipe. Thank you!!!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ears corn, shucked
  • 12 cup soy sauce (more depending on taste)
  • sugar, to taste (optional)


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  2. Soak corn in room-temperature water for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Mix soy sauce and sugar.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 15-20 minutes, brushing all sides with soy sauce. I like mine to have lots of soy sauce, but it's really a matter of taste.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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