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barbecued corn

My favorite way to eat this summer veg is grilled on the bbq with husks on. If you’re going to be picking up corn on the side of a country road this summer I recommend cooking it this way because it’s just so beautiful!

If you’ve purchased corn from a farm with all the husk in tact follow these steps. If it’s from a grocery store there’s usually only half the husks are on and half the corn is exposed so skip to the soaking.

1. pull down the husks to the base of the cob without tearing them off, you just want to open it up to expose the cob and the fine silks.

2. remove the corn silks and discard.

3. fold the corn husks back up to cover the cob and soak the whole thing in water for at least 30 minutes.

4. Grill on the upper rack of the bbq or the outer sides where it isn’t as hot for 10 minutes. Once the corn turns bright yellow and you start to see some caramelized brown spots the cobs are done.

I suggest you try to have left over corn to make this roasted corn salad with fresh herbs!

BBQ corn cobs
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barbecued corn

Here’s the easiest way to barbecue corn on the cob.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecued corn, bbq, corn
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
soaking 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Lauren Toyota

Ingredients

  • corn on the cob (husks on)

Instructions

  1. If you've purchased corn from a farm with all the husk in tact follow these steps. If it's from a grocery store usually only half the husks are on and half the corn is exposed, so skip to the soaking.

  2. Pull down the husks to the base of the cob without tearing them off, you just want to open it up to expose the cob and the fine silks. Remove the corn silks and discard.

  3. Fold the corn husks back up to cover the cob and soak the whole thing in water for at least 30 minutes.

  4. Grill on the upper rack of the bbq or the outer sides where it isn't as hot for 10 minutes. Once the corn turns bright yellow and you start to see some caramelized brown spots the cobs are done.

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