Grilled Corn with Spicy Aioli
The Best Way to Eat Corn Is Grilled and Covered in Spicy Aioli
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

There's one side dish that makes every summertime meal better: corn on the cob. Do us a favor, though. Instead of boiling the ears and then dousing them with butter and salt, make this recipe for grilled corn drizzled with spicy aioli. It's an easy--and absolutely delicious--upgrade.

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6 servings

Spicy Aioli

¾ cup mayonnaise

1 garlic clove, very finely minced

½ teaspoon smoked paprika

1½ tablespoons Sriracha

Grilled Corn

4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

2 tablespoons lime zest

¼ teaspoon coriander

½ teaspoon garlic powder

6 ears of corn, husks pulled back or removed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1. Preheat your grill (get it nice and hot).

2. Make the Spicy Aioli: In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise with the garlic, paprika and Sriracha to combine. Set aside.

3. Make the Grilled Corn: In a small bowl, mix the butter with the lime zest, coriander and garlic powder to combine. Brush each ear of corn with about 2 teaspoons of the butter mixture.

4. Once the grill is hot, grill the buttered corn until it is well charred on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes. Season the corn with salt and pepper.

5. Serve the corn warm, drizzled with the spicy aioli to taste.

Spicy Aioli

201 calories

22g fat

0g carbs

0g protein

0g sugars

Grilled Corn

193 calories

9g fat

30g carbs

4g protein

5g sugars


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