Corn on the cob is thought by many to be as American as apple pie. The fact is, many countries around the world lay claim to their own take on corn on the cob. From India to Mexico to Japan and beyond, their are many, many ways to enjoy this popular food. Grilled corn with sweet lemon and red pepper glaze is a new way to serve up this summertime favorite.
The secret ingredient in this recipe that takes it over the top in flavor is the maple syrup. For years you’ve been enjoying maple syrup in or on your corn bread. Why wouldn’t it taste fabulous on corn directly? It does! But don’t forget the red pepper flakes. Maple syrup and red pepper flakes complement each other perfectly, like sweet summer days and hot summer sunshine!
Yield: 4 Servings
Total Time: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
- Olive oil cooking spray
- 4 corn cobs
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
Set up your outdoor grill and preheat to medium high until hot. Clean it and spray with cooking oil spray.
In a small bowl, whisk together maple syrup, fresh lemon juice, red pepper flakes, and sea salt until well combined.
Brush the corn cobs with the mixture and grill the corn cobs for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally until charred.
Serve grilled corn with sweet lemon and red pepper glaze right away! Don’t keep your family waiting!
Nutritional Information per Serving:
Calories: 131; Total Fat: 4.2 g; Net Carbs: 22.7 g; Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g; Sugars: 11.3 g; Protein: 2.2 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 471 mg