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How to Grill Corn on the Cob in Foil

Follow our easy guide on How to Grill Corn on the Cob in Foil for perfect grilled corn on the cob every time! This is the best grilled corn on the cob recipe ever. You will want to pair it with everything!
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword grilled corn on the cob, grilling recipes, how to grill corn, how to grill corn on the cob, how to grill corn on the cob in foil
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Isabel Laessig

Equipment

  • Grill
  • Aluminum foil
  • Small dish to melt butter
  • Brush to brush on garlic butter sauce

Ingredients

  • 4 corn on the cob
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  • Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a microwave-safe dish. Add in 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon black pepper, and 1 teaspoon sea salt. Mix until fully combined.
    Stirring garlic butter sauce with a small red silicone brush in a tiny glass bowl
  • Place 4 corn on the cob on a long sheet of aluminum foil. The foil needs to be long enough to fully wrap the corn, so make sure it’s a nice, long piece. Slather the corn with your garlic butter sauce. Give it a nice coating!
    Brushing garlic butter sauce onto four corn cobs over a sheet of foil
  • Fold one half of the foil over the corn.
    Folding one half of the foil over the four corn cobs
  • Tuck it in, then fold in the other half.
    Folding the second half of foil over the corn cobs
  • Finish the foil pack by tucking in both the top and bottom end nice and snug.
    Tightening both ends of the foil over the corn
  • Add the foil pack of corn on the cob to your grill over medium-low heat. Grill for 30 minutes.
    Foil pack corn on the grill cooking
  • Carefully unwrap from the foil and serve. Perfect for serving as-is or making Mexican Street Corn Dip and Elotes Mexicanos!
    Close up of four grilled corn cobs on a piece of foil

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