Discover one of summer's best-kept secrets: grilled corn!
Grilling is a synonym for summer, right?
Okay, so maybe my mental thesaurus isn't so good but for me, when summer hits, it's time to fire up that grill. You just can't beat the flame-broiled taste -- or cooking an entire meal without pots and pans or heating up the house. Besides, enjoying a beer with some friends is one of the best parts of summer, too.
All you need are some killer recipes. Lucky for you, I've got your side dish covered with this delicious and easy way to grill corn.
There are multiple ways of grilling corn and regardless of how you cook it, whether it be in aluminum foil removed from the husk, or still in the husk (as we'll do it here), you can guarantee it will be delicious!
Check out this quick video to see how easy it is to grill corn:
Now let's get to the recipe:
First, gather up some ears of corn with their husks still on, and a big bowl for water -- along with some butter, salt and pepper to season your finished corn.
From there it's easy:
Remove the first few layers of the corn husk, then peel the remaining husks back to pull off the corn silk (that stringlyg stuff on the corn). When you've cleaned off all the silks, place the pulled-down husks back over the corn and tie it in place at the top.
Fill a large dish with water and soak the corn for 15 minutes. Preheat grill on high heat. Reduce grill heat to medium and, using tongs, remove corn from water, draining it before placing it on the grill.
Cook corn for 10-15 minutes, rotating every five minutes.
Remove corn from grill and allow to cool before peeling husks back to reveal the cooked corn.
Season with butter, salt and pepper -- and enjoy!