This easy spicy grilled corn recipe uses our steak rub to create a smoky and spicy flavor experience. Spicy grilled corn on the cob will be your new summer go-to easy side dish recipe.
Grilled corn is always a fun treat to make. It is a great summertime treat especially if you get fresh corn from the farmer’s market, store, or your own garden. Sometimes it is great to find a fun new recipe to make grilled corn on the cob. This recipe only involves 3 ingredients but makes a nice spicy and savory corn on the cob. Plus, you can determine the spice level by how much of our steak rub you add to it.
How to Prep the Corn for Grilling
Husk about 3 corn ears. Make sure to remove as much of the corn silk as you can. Usually, it is easiest to start at the top of the corn pull the husk from the top to the bottom.
Now you will need to coat each side of the corn in softened butter. Make sure to add a generous coating.
Sprinkle the Chugwater Chili Steak Rub on all sides of the corn (about 3 tablespoons, 1 tablespoon per ear). If you want more spice you can add more steak rub if desired. The butter will help the seasoning stick to the corn.
Tear off about a 10x10 of aluminum foil and wrap each ear with the foil.
Grilling Corn on the Cob
Heat your grill to 350 degrees. Then place the foil-wrapped corn on the grill and grill for about 30 minutes. Rotate as they grill as to cook all sides of the corn.
Serving Grilled Corn on the Cob
Now it is time to enjoy this delicious treat. When you pull the corn off the grill you will need to unwrap it then it is ready to eat. You can sprinkle some cilantro on top of the corn to add in a little of the cilantro flavor or just eat it as it is. This corn dish pairs well with a variety of food dishes. Below are some recommended main dishes to serve with this corn recipe.
- Oven-Baked Salmon
- Grilled Salmon
- Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich
- Country Fried Steaks
- Grilled Steak
- Southwest Grilled Chicken Breasts
- Baked Chicken
- Chicken Nuggets or Tenders
- Grilled Pork Chops
- Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Now that you have learned this yummy new side dish recipe here are some other easy side dishes to enjoy.
- Southwest Seasoned Brussel Sprouts
- Glazed Carrots in Red Pepper Jelly Sauce
- Zucchini Corn Sauté
- Roasted Asparagus with Creamy Southwestern Sauce