A Bold Grilled Corn Recipe With Incredible Ginger Soy Glaze.
This Asian-inspired Grilled Corn Recipe is sure to be a big hit at your next cookout! Serve it alongside our Teriyaki Beef Kabobs with Peppers and Onions or Ginger Soy Beef with Chile Tomatoes for a delicious grilled meal.
Our Asian Ginger Soy Grilled Corn was actually inspired by the Ginger Soy Beef with Chile Tomatoes we posted a couple of years ago. Those kabobs continue to be a fan favorite today. I think this grilled corn on the cob recipe is going to be a big hit, too. The idea of grilling corn on the cob can seem intimidating, but it’s really so easy. And leftovers can be cut off the cob and used in fresh summer salads, which Mr. Juggling Act loves. The honey in this recipe adds a little sweetness, while the ginger and soy sauce brings the bold Asian flavor. So, so good!
There are only a few ingredients for this amazing grilled corn. Put these on your shopping list:
- Corn on the cob
- Fresh Ginger
- Soy Sauce
- Sesame Oil
- Sesame Seeds
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Ginger Soy Grilled Corn
Here’s how to make Ginger Soy Grilled Corn for two… though I recommend doubling the recipe, even for two people because leftovers are delicious!
Grilled Corn Recipe
You’ll want to use the leftover corn kernels in other recipes, so save the leftovers. They are amazing!
Ginger Soy Grilled Corn
- 2 Corn on the cob
- 1 – 2 teaspoons fresh ginger grated
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- ¼ cup butter melted
- 1 tsp garlic minced
- 1.5 tsp honey
- ½ tsp sesame oil
- for garnish sesame seeds
- Clean and remove husks from corn.
- Grill corn on high, directly on the grate. Turn every minute or so to get nice caramelization on the corn. You want a little char, but take care not to burn it.
- In a bowl, combine all ingredients except the sesame seeds and mix well.
- When corn is done grilling, immediately brush the sauce over the corn liberally, turning often to cover the cob completely
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve hot and enjoy!
Grilled Corn Recipe Step By Step Instructions
You can read the instructions above. Here are some other tips and trucks with pictures to help you as you grill them up for the first time.
First – I always remove the husks before I grill the corn. Some people use the husks to grill in, but I prefer to clean the corn first.
Then, I always grill over direct heat. Turn every minute or so to get a nice caramelization on the corn. You want a little char, but take care not to burn it.
In a bowl, combine all ingredients except the sesame seeds and mix well.
When corn is done grilling, immediately brush the sauce over the corn liberally, turning often to cover the cob completely. This will make a nice glaze on the corn. It is amazing!
Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve hot and enjoy!
Other Ways To Use the Sauce
This sauce is bold with the perfect amount of spice. You can use it to marinate chicken or pork. It’s also amazing as a topping for chicken, potatoes, and veggies in a slow cooker.
Best Meat to Pair With the Grilled Corn
This grilled corn recipe pairs the best with grilled pork chops or even your favorite burgers. I suggest my cheese stuffed burgers – they are out of this world! There is a ton of spice in this corn, so you don’t need to choose meats with a ton of kick.
How easy is that? Big flavor and an impressive looking side dish, but simple as can be! I hope you enjoy this Ginger Soy Grilled Corn as much as our family does. Be sure to pin this recipe for later!
When Is The Best Time To Buy Fresh Corn?
I always recommend buying corn from local farmers or gardeners. Or grow your own corn. There is just something incredibly flavorful about freshly harvest corn grown by local farmers. Typically, corn harvest begins at the end of summer, around September-November.
How To Cook Corn in the Microwave
Grilling corn adds a smoky flavor you can’t get any other way. But if your grill isn’t working, you can always cook your corn in the microwave. The flavor is altered slightly, but with this sauce, you will still have an unforgettable side dish.
Leave the corn in the husks and arrange on a plate. Microwave the corn on high for 3-5 minutes. Allow to cool, then take the husks off the corn and brush with the sauce.
More Dinner Recipes
You’ll be grilling a lot more once you try this grilled corn recipe. I have 5 more simple weeknight meals in my cookbook, and you can get it for free! Just request the cookbook and it will be emailed to you, easy!
Fire Up the Grill For these Asian-Inspired Grilling Recipes
Do you love these grilling recipes with bold Asian flavors? Try these!
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Grilled Asian Dishes
Here are more grilled dishes that you will love!
- Grilled Cabbage with Asian Lime Dressing – The Tasting Page – Cabbage has an amazing texture when it is grilled. And you will adore the tangy dressing and use it on other salads too.
- Simple Grilled Asian Wings – The Fed Up Foodie – The bold flavors of sesame, honey, garlic and ginger envelope the wings and make them the most requested meal of the week.
- Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Pineapple Slaw – The Suburban Soapbox – I’m not sure what I like more – the low carb lettuce wraps or the amazing pineapple slaw.