Recipes and Cooking Grilled Corn on the Cob with Herbs 4.5 (2) Grilling corn on the cob, especially when slathered with butter and sprinkled with fresh herbs, is one of the joys of summer. Use cotton string to secure the husks around the corn; synthetic string can melt when heated. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Grill Time: 25 mins Total Time: 45 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 fresh ears yellow and/or white sweet corn (with husks) 6 tablespoon butter or margarine, softened 36 sprigs or leaves of cilantro or basil 100-percent cotton kitchen string Lime or lemon juice (optional) Directions Carefully peel back corn husks, but do not remove. Remove and discard the silks. Gently rinse corn. Pat dry. Spread softened butter or margarine evenly over each ear of corn. Space 6 herb sprigs or leaves evenly around cob, gently pressing herbs into butter. Carefully fold husks back around tops of cobs. Tie husk tops with kitchen string. Grill corn on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium coals for 25 to 30 minutes, until kernels are tender, turning and rearranging with long-handled tongs three times. Or, grill corn indirectly on the rack of a covered grill, arranging coals around the edge of the grill. Place corn on the rack above the center of the grill, and cook 25 to 30 minutes, until kernels are tender, turning and rearranging three times. To serve, remove the string from corn. Peel back husks. If desired, squeeze lime juice over cilantro corn or lemon juice over basil corn. Makes 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 185 Calories 13g Fat 17g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 185 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 33mg 11% Sodium 137mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Protein 3g Vitamin C 5.3mg 27% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% *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.