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How to grill the best sweet corn.

Grilled Sweet Corn

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


Grilled Sweet Corn – a summer must-have recipe! It’s easy to make, kid-friendly and so delicious! Learn how to grill sweet corn with this easy tutorial!


  • 46 ears of sweet corn, shucked (remove outer leaves and silk strands)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper


  1. Ensure grill grates are clean and preheat grill to 450 degrees F.
  2. Place clean, shucked ears of sweet corn on a plate or baking sheet.
  3. Very lightly drizzle with olive oil and use your hands to massage oil into each ear of corn.  Sprinkle lightly with salt.
  4. Grill sweet corn on direct heat for a total of 10-15 minutes, turning once or twice with grill tongs.
  5. Remove when corn is slightly charred.
  6. Serve immediately with additional salt and pepper (if desired) and/or ghee, butter or plant-based butter or make some yummy Mexican Street Corn Salad!


  • Storage: To store, place in airtight container in refrigerator for 2-3 days.
  • What to Make with it: We love using grilled sweet corn to make this Mexican Street Corn Salad!