Grilled Corn with Chive Butter

Grilled Corn with Chive Butter

"When our son was young, corn was the only vegetable he'd eat. My husband and I soon got bored with the simple salt and butter topping, so I stirred in some lemon juice and chives. --Sue Kirsch, Eden Pairie, Minnesota"
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35 m servings
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  1. Soak corn in cold water for 1 hour. In a small bowl, combine the butter, chives, sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottom; remove silk. Brush with butter mixture. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string. Grill corn, uncovered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes, turning occasionally.


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Excellent recipe! The chive butter is awesome a great combination of salt and sweet. Instead of melting it, I just softened the butter and the added the rest of the ingredients making a spread...

I loved the butter/chive mixture but grilling the corn in the husks wasn't worth the trouble. Even tho I soaked both the corn and the string they both still occasionally caught on fire which th...

i skipped the sugar. added some garlic to butter. delicious! kept some of the butter to use with other recipes.

Like the idea of a compound butter containing lemon juice and chives to use as a spread for grilled corn on the cob. Not crazy about adding sugar, especially to already naturally sweet corn, no...

These were good but not outstanding. I cut way back on the sugar, and was glad I did - the corn was still a little too sweet. This was nice for a change but I won't be amking them again.

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