The Easiest Way To Make Corn On The Cob Flavorful

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Corn is nearly as American as apple pie and was an easy pick for our editors. But boiling corn can be a pain and there’s a simpler way: Just grill it!

This delicious recipe is dead-simple and produces golden brown corn that’s packed with loads of flavor. You may never want to go back to boiling again!

AdobeStock by Hari Nandakumar
AdobeStock by Hari Nandakumar

Fresh Grilled Corn On The Cob
Makes 6 servings and takes about 15 minutes.


  • 6 ears corn
  • salt
  • butter-flavored cooking spray
  • Old Bay Spice



  • Shuck corn (remove husks) and remove silk.
  • Spray each ear with veg. spray.
  • Place directly over heat on medium-hot grill.
  • Rotate when dark spots appear and kernels deepen in color (usually about 2 to 3 minutes) until ears are uniformly cooked (usually 10 to 12 minutes). The ear will be speckled with char spots.
  • Add salt and serve with favorite butter or flavored butter.
  • Sprinkle Old Bay seasoning to taste


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