I think I have tried just about every method there is of cooking corn on the cob on an outdoor grill. Everything from wrapping it in foil to soaking the husks in water and grilling in the husk, etc. I have now decided that the easiest way is also the BEST way and I’m done experimenting.
corn on the cob
Husk the corn and remove as much silk as you can. Heat your grill on high. The next step is to lightly coat the corn with olive oil. I find the best way to do this is with an oil mister, but if you don’t have one you can just rub on a light layer with your hands. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce the grill heat to medium/medium-high and place the corn directly on the grates. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until corn barely starts to blacken and rotate 1/4 turn. Repeat until all sides of the corn are cooked. I think this corn turns out so well that it doesn’t even need any butter. YUM!
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