Grilled Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Butter and Lime

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This Grilled Corn on the Cob with Cilantro Butter and Lime is a perfect summer side dish! Easy to make and a definitely a crowd pleaser.


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  • 6 cobs of fresh corn (husks and silk removed)
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • juice from 1 fresh lime
  • extra cilantro for garnish


  1. Preheat your barbecue to medium heat.
  2. In a bowl combine the melted butter with the cilantro, brown sugar, and salt and pepper.
  3. Place each cob of corn in its own sheet of aluminum foil.
  4. Brush each cob of corn generously with the cilantro/butter mix.
  5. To the corn cobs, add the juice from the lime, evenly distributing it between the 6 cobs.
  6. Wrap each cob tightly in the tin foil.
  7. Place the corn cobs onto the grill and cook for about 20 minutes, making sure to turn the cobs often or they will burn.
  8. When they are done, you can sprinkle a little fresh cilantro on the cobs and serve!