Garlic Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob

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4.86 from 21 votes
This Grilled Corn on the Cob with Parmesan Garlic Butter recipe is the best way to make corn.  In the Summer when corn is plentiful and sweet you can use this recipe to amaze and entice your family and friends.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Garlic Parmesan Corn on the Cob stacked up.

This Garlic Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob recipe is the best way to make corn.  In the summer when corn is plentiful and sweet you can use this recipe to amaze and entice your family and friends.

Garlic Parmesan Corn on the Cob stacked up.

Garlic Parmesan Corn on the Cob mixes the salty cheesy flavor of the Parmesan and the spicy garlic flavor with the crisp, flavor of the sweet corn.

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What We Love About This Recipe

This recipe comes together very quickly and is packed with flavor that you just can get by boiling your corn. The key to amazing flavor is making the garlic butter recipe. It’s a butter and olive oil mixture flavored with garlic, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Let’s be real here a good Butter and Garlic recipe is life and can be slathered on anything!

  • 30 Minute Meal: Give a blurb
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry? Only 5 ingredient? Etc..
  • Family Friendly: Why?
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, meat free, dairy free, etc…
  • Makes Great Leftovers: So many things you can do like…
The butter garlic and cheese mixture.

Ingredient Notes

  • Corn: Six ears, shucked and cleaned.
  • Butter: Salted or unsalted butter can be used.
  • Olive Oil:  Combine butter and olive oil because butter has a tendency to burn.
  • Garlic: You will need four cloved, minced.
  • Worcestershire sauce:
  • All Purpose Seasoning: See link for the recipe.
  • Parmesan cheese: Freshly grated is best.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Garlic Parmesan Corn on the Cob

These are the basic steps for making garlic parmesan butter sauce. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Making the butter mixture for the corn.

STEP 1: MAKE BUTTER AND GARLIC SAUCE

First, make the garlic butter in a sauce pan add butter and then turn off the heat and add the olive oil. Next add Worcestershire sauce and then add the garlic. Then add the seasonings, including All Purpose Blend. Next whisk to combine.

STEP 2: GRILL

Brush on corn and grill corn for about 10 minutes, rotating periodically until each side is cooked and slightly charred. Remove the corn from the grill, brush with butter mixture again and top with cheese and fresh parsley

Finishing the sauce for the corn.

Prep and Storage Tips for Garlic Parmesan Butter Sauce

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Peel the corn ahead of time and store in the fridge, prepare the butter sauce and store in an airtight container until ready to refrigerate.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Wrap corn in aluminum foil and keep in the fridge.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Preheat oven to 350° and reheat wrapped corn for about 15 minutes of cooking time, just until it’s hot.

Frequently Asked Questions about this Grilled Corn Recipe

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO MAKE GRILLED CORN?

There is an art from making really good grilled corn on the cob. When you need instructions I believe that you should look to the best. Therefore, I have linked a great tutorial by Bobby Flay here.

CAN I ADD DIFFERENT FRESH HERBS?

Of course, try adding fresh basil or cilantro to this recipe. Truly whatever herbs you enjoy will work.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, this recipe is great for a crowd, simply increase the recipe below and grill in batches. Kids and adults love this recipe so make a load of them.

DO YOU HAVE TO SOAK CORN BEFORE GRILLING?

No, it is not necessary to soak corn in water first.

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO HUSK CORN?

To husk corn by hand, pull away the outer leaves until there is only one layer of leaves remaining on the ear. Then, pull back the last layer of leaves to expose the tip of the corn. Next, gather all leaves in one hand and pull them to the bottom of the ear.

Once you can see the kernels, gather all of the silky tassel remaining on the corn, and pull them down the corn in one movement.  Finally, remove the leaves and the tassels by firmly grasping them at the bottom of the ear and breaking them away from the cob

Close up of the grilled corn.

Expert Tips for Making This Garlic Parmesan Recipe

  • Try Different Cheeses: Try sprinkling Asiago, Reggiano or Feta cheese. Or a combination of them!
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and feed the whole crew at your next barbeque.
  • Make it a Salad: If you don’t have room on the grill, make the corn early, strip the corn kernels from the cob and make an amazing salad.

What to Serve with Garlic Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob

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4.86 from 21 votes

Garlic Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
This Grilled Corn on the Cob with Parmesan Garlic Butter recipe is the best way to make corn.  In the Summer when corn is plentiful and sweet you can use this recipe to amaze and entice your family and friends.
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Ingredients

  • 6 ears corn, shucked and cleaned
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, minced

Instructions

  • Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter. Turn off heat and add olive oil, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and House Seasoning Blend.
  • Stir until combined.
  • Brush corn with butter mixture.
  • Grill corn for about 10 minutes, rotating periodically until each side is cooked and slightly charred.
  • Remove corn from grill.
  • Brush again with garlic butter.
  • Top with Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Expert Tips

 
  • Try Different Cheeses: Try sprinkling Asiago, Reggiano or Feta cheese. Or a combination of them!
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd. Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and feed the whole crew at your next barbeque.
  • Make it a Salad: If you don’t have room on the grill, make the corn early, strip the corn kernels from the cob and make an amazing salad.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 543mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 8.9mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn, corn on the cob, garlic, grilled, parmesan

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32 thoughts on “Garlic Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob”

  1. 5 stars
    Thanks a lot for sharing this super easy to make garlic parmesan grilled corn on the cob recipe! perfect for gatherings! Will surely have this again! Highly recommended!

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