Grilled Ancho Chili Sweet White Corn on the Cob Recipe

Grilled Ancho Chili Sweet White Corn on the Cob with honey butter, so easy to make and so yummy. The combination of sweet and spicy is perfect for any summer BBQ.


Grilled Ancho Chili Sweet White Corn on the Cob

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
honey butter: 1 hour
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 167kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
Sweet and Spicy. This is a great way to serve summer sweet corn.
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Corn on the Cob

  • 8 fresh sweet white corn - husk on, sweet white corn
  • honey butter - recipe follows
  • Fine ground sea salt
  • Ancho Chile Pepper Powder
  • Coarse Grind Black Pepper

Honey butter

  • 1/2 cup butter - softened
  • 1/2 cup honey


Corn on the Cob

  • Soak corn in iced water for 1 hour or longer.
  • Loosen husks and remove silk strands from corn-on-the-cob.
  • Spread butter mixture lightly over corn.
  • Sprinkle corn with sea salt, ancho chile pepper, and coarse ground black pepper.
  • Return husks to cover corn.
  • Place corn on preheated grill over medium heat and cook 6-7 minutes, turning often enough to cook on all sides without burning.
  • Serve corn hot with extra soft honey butter.

Honey Butter Directions:

  • Place butter in a small bowl.
  • Gradually add honey, beating constantly, until desired thickness is attained.
  • Refrigerate to harden


Tip - if you want to create cute shapes for individual servings of butter place in candy molds or the fun shaped ice cube trays.
Will keep refrigerated for several weeks.


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 11mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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  1. Mark
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    Makes great corn, love the honey butter


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