Basil Butter Roasted Corn on the Cob


  • 8 cobs of corn (husks & silk removed)
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1 clove of garlic (minced (optional))
  • pinch of paprika
  • pinch of brown sugar
  • salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • extra basil for garnish


  1. Preheat your BBQ to medium heat.
  2. In a bowl combine the melted butter with the basil, paprika, brown sugar, salt & pepper and garlic if you are using it.
  3. Place each cob of corn in it’s own sheet of tin foil.
  4. Brush each cob of corn generously with the butter mix.
  5. Wrap each cob tightly in the tin foil.
  6. Place the corn cobs onto the grill and cook for about 20 minutes, making sure to turn the cobs often or they will burn.
  7. When they are done, you can sprinkle a little fresh basil on the cobs and serve!