Grilled Spicy Corn

Grilled corn on your menu? Try this zesty version of an all-American favorite.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
4
ears corn with husks
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package) or lemon-pepper seasoning

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2 Mix butter and taco seasoning mix. Carefully pull back husk of each ear of corn; remove silk. Spread butter mixture over corn. Pull husks back over ears; tie husks securely with thin piece of husk or string.
  • 3 Cover and grill corn 4 to 5 inches from medium heat 20 to 30 minutes, turning frequently, until tender.

Expert Tips

Grilling adds a smoky flavor to these cobs of corn, but you can get similar results by cooking corn on the stove-top. Spread the seasoned butter on the corn just before serving.

Fresh is best! When the season’s right, purchase corn from a farmers’ market.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
175
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
15 mg
15 %;
Sodium
170 mg
170 %;
Total Carbohydrate
27 g
27 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.