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Grilled Corn with Barbecue Sauce

    The ultimate 10-minute side dish recipe, your family will love this fast and easy grilled corn brushed with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce.

    Barbecue Grilled Corn

    This time of year as the weather heats up and the days get longer, I like to keep dinner time as simple as possible. One of my go-to side dish recipes is grilled sweet corn brushed with smoky barbecue sauce.


    Grilled Barbecue Corn - a quick side dish recipe

    Ready in less than 10 minutes, it couldn’t be any easier or more delicious. As the corn kernels cook over the grill they become sweet, tender, and slightly charred.

    During the last minute or so of grilling time, I like to start brushing the corn with the barbecue sauce. Any earlier isn’t ideal as it can lead to the corn burning on the outside before it becomes fully sweet and tender.

    Just before serving, I give it one more brush of the sauce to make sure every bite is the perfect balance of salty, sweet, tangy and smoky.

    No forks required.

    Barbecue Grilled Corn

    Grilled Corn with Barbecue Sauce

    4.50 stars average
    The ultimate 10-minute side dish, your family will love this fast and easy grilled corn with barbecue sauce recipe.
    PREP: 2 mins
    COOK: 6 mins
    TOTAL: 8 mins
    Servings: 4


    • 4 ears corn (husks removed)
    • ½ cup barbecue sauce (look for one without corn syrup)


    • Pre-heat grill on high heat.
    • Grill corn until it starts to blacken and slightly charr, about 5-6 minutes, rotating every minute or so.
    • About one or two minutes before corn is fully cooked, begin brushing it with barbecue sauce.
    • Remove from heat and brush the corn one last time with barbecue sauce. Serve warm.


    Calories: 128kcalCarbohydrates: 30.3gProtein: 2.6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.8gSodium: 343mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 9g

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