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Spicy Garlic Grilled Corn on the Cob in Husk

This Spicy Garlic Grilled Corn on the Cob is the perfect vegetable side dish for your next get together. Cooking corn in the husk on the grill will be your new favorite thing! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword side dish, vegetable dish
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 188 kcal
Author Larisha Campbell


  • 6 ears corn on the cob
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter (use vegan butter if needed)
  • 3 tsp chili powder, divided
  • 3 tsp garlic powder, divided


  1. Soak corn in husk for 30-60 minutes. 

  2. Heat grill to 400 degrees.

  3. Peal back the corn husks without removing them and then remove all the corn silk.

  4. Liberally rub 1 tbsp of butter over each ear of corn. 

  5. Then sprinkle 1/2 tsp chili powder and 1/2 tsp garlic powder over each ear. 

  6. Pull husks back up and over the ear of corn. 

  7. Place on grill and cook for 20 minutes, rotating every 5 minutes. Corn should be tender when pierced with a fork.

Recipe Notes

*Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Garlic Grilled Corn on the Cob in Husk
Amount Per Serving (1 ear of corn)
Calories 188 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 287mg8%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 925IU19%
Vitamin C 6.1mg7%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.