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

Course: side, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, BBQ
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
honey butter: 1 hour
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 167 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
Sweet and Spicy. This is a great way to serve summer sweet corn.


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

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

Honey Butter Directions:

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

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Ancho Chili Sweet White Corn on the Cob
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 102mg4%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 17g19%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Mark

    Makes great corn, love the honey butter


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