Who does not like to eat delicious food? Especially if it’s flavored with spices and grilled in barbeque. While most of us must have tried barbecued meat, even veggies and other items taste good when grilled. So keeping this in mind, we want to share with you the recipe for grilled corn.
Corn is a popular and important grain-based crop in the world. So, it is only natural to find a variety of dishes surrounding it. That’s right – popcorn isn’t the only dish to make from corn. You can make mouth-watering, healthy, and nutritious food at your home with it. So, if you dig nutritious and tasty grilled corn, then this is the recipe that you’d love to have. Here is the grilled corn recipe that will have you licking your fingers.
Grilled Corn Recipe
- Kosher salt
- BBQ sauce (recipe included)
- BBQ herb (recipe included)
For BBQ butter
- Two tablespoons canola oil
- 1/2 small red onion, chopped
- Two cloves garlic, chopped
- Two teaspoons Spanish paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder
- One teaspoon toasted cumin seeds
- One tablespoon ancho chili powder
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, slightly softened
- One teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
For Herb Butter
- Two sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (basil, chives or tarragon)
- One teaspoon kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper.
Firstly, heat the grill. Then place the stripped corn in a bowl of warm water and salt. Leave to soak for ten minutes. After that, take it out of the pan and shake off the excess amount of water from it. And put it in the grill. Then cover it and heat for ten to fifteen minutes. The kernels of the corn should be tender.
For the BBQ butter, heat the oil in a pan on high heat. Add the onion and cook until for 2 to 3 minutes then add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. After that, add the paprika, cayenne, cumin, and ancho powder and cook for 1 minute. Pour a 1/2 cup of water and cook until the mixture thickens and dehydrates. Let it cool slowly.
After the above steps are completed, place the butter in a food processor, add the spice mixture and Worcestershire sauce and process until smooth. Then season it with salt and pepper, mix the mixture into a small bowl, and refrigerate for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
For Herb butter, mix all the ingredients in the processor then process it until its texture is smooth.
Finally, you can serve the corn with BBQ butter and herb butter. And your very own home-made, mouth-watering grilled corn will be ready for you to enjoy.
This dish can yield 4 to 6 servings and takes about an hour and forty-five minutes to cook. It is reasonably easy to make and does not require a culinary skill. If you have some time to spare, then devote that time in making something as awesome as this grilled corn recipe. You will not only enjoy eating, but you will also learn something new that you can share with your friends and family, on the plus side.