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A pile of grilled corn on the cob with cilantro lime butter
Grilled Corn Recipe with Cilantro Lime Butter
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Grilling your corn on the cob is a game changer and adds amazing flavor. Make our Grilled Corn Recipe and slather on our homemade Cilantro Lime Butter for a fresh summery citrus flavor. Summer just got more delicious!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: grilled corn recipe, grilled sweet corn
Servings: 6
Calories: 92 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 8 Tbs. butter , at room temperature, divided
  • 1 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbs. lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 6 ears corn on the cob , husks removed
  • 1 scallion , chopped
  1. Preheat grill for direct heat grilling.
  2. Reserve 1 Tbs. butter. In small bowl combine remaining 7 Tbs. butter, cilantro, lime zest, kosher salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Melt reserved 1 Tbs. butter. Brush evenly over corn.
  4. Grill corn until kernels intensify in color to a bright deep golden yellow and begin to caramelize with brown spots, turning occasionally, 10-15 minutes.
  5. Remove corn from grill. Brush with some of the Cilantro Lime Butter. Serve with remaining flavored butter.
Recipe Notes

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Corn Recipe with Cilantro Lime Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 92 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 194mg8%
Potassium 270mg8%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 221IU4%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.