Rustic Grilled Corn

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 15 mins

You can't beat sweet grilled corn. Grilling gives some of the kernals a nutty flavor that is just great!


  1. Heat grill to medium hot.
  2. Pull husks back from corn cob, keeping them attached.
  3. Remove as much of the stringy silk as possible and replace the husks, covering the kernals again.
  4. Use kitchen twine to secure the husks at the top of the cobs.
  5. Place tied corn cobs in a bucket of cold water to soak for 1 hour.
  6. Remove corn from the bucket and place on the grill.
  7. Cook for about 15 minutes, turning every 5 minutes, until the corn has steamed and the husks are quite charred.
  8. Take corn off of the grill, discard the husks and serve piping hot with butter, salt and pepper.


Most Helpful

Perfect recipe! we were looking for something that involved soaking and keeping the husks on and this was it. Delicious! Thanks for the keepr

lolablitz August 28, 2010

This is pretty much the way I grill corn, except that I don't bother to tie the ends with twine and soak them in a kitchen sink full of ice water, weighed down with a heavy plate. I don't test for doneness by the way the husks char. I just test one kernel on the corn to see if it is done. And usually I cook on lower heat with meats etc., and the husks don't char so much anyway, if they are soaked properly. Thanks for posting! Great recipe!

Sue Lau June 27, 2004

We loved the aroma of the soaked corn cooking on the grill and we loved the taste of the corn even more! Thanks for posting this...we loved this corn!

Hey Jude June 13, 2004

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