What’s for dinner: Blistered Corn

My husband has had a subscription to GQ for years and we get the best recipes from it!  He tried out the blistered corn the other day and I’m not sure we’ll ever cook corn any other way again.  So tasty and super easy, especially if you already have the grill on!


  • 8 ears of corn, shucked
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • 2 teaspoons mild chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • ¼ cup Cotija cheese, crumbled (or feta or grated Parmesan)


  1. Cook corn on an oiled grill over medium-high heat, turning so that it blisters evenly (without letting it shrivel and dry out).
  2. Serve immediately on a platter with accompaniments in small bowls. Let everybody prepare his own by rubbing each ear with a lime wedge, then sprinkling with chili powder, salt, and Cotija cheese.

2 Comments on What’s for dinner: Blistered Corn

  1. the wicked noodle
    July 21, 2011 at 2:09 PM (6 years ago)

    Corn is my absolute favorite vegetable, and right now since it’s summer I just can’t get enough. Love the recipe, thanks!


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