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Grilled Corn on the Cob

Seasoned with cilantro, this easy-to-prepare corn on the cob is sure to be a standout at your Labor Day picnic. Wrapping the corn in foil helps lock in the flavors. -Kara De la vega, Suisun City, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 12 medium ears sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Soak corn in cold water for 1 hour. Drain and pat dry.
  • Meanwhile in a small bowl, beat the butter and sugar; spread over corn.
  • On a shallow plate, combine the cilantro, salt and pepper. Roll corn in mixture until lightly coated.
  • Wrap each ear in heavy-duty foil. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until the corn is tender, turning occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 161 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 91mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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