Padma's Grilled Corn


Paprika is made from dried and ground chile peppers. For smoked paprika, peppers are slow-dried over a wood fire before being ground. It makes a welcome addition to this grilled corn recipe.

Padma's Grilled Corn
Photo: John Kernick
Total Time:
10 mins
6 ears sweet corn


  • 6 ears fresh sweet corn, shucked

  • 3 lemons, halved

  • 2 teaspoon fleur de sel or kosher salt

  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika


  1. For charcoal or gas grill, place corn on rack of grill directly over medium-hot heat. Grill, covered, 6 to 8 minutes or until corn starts to blacken. Rub each ear with lemon half. Stir together the fleur de sel and smoked paprika. Sprinkle approximately 1/2 tsp. onto each ear of corn evenly, pinch by pinch with your fingers. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

90 Calories
1g Fat
23g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Sodium 795mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 48.2mg 241%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 338mg 7%
Folate, total 38.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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