Healthy recipe: Barbecue grilled corn

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  • By Kayla Scherf
  • Health and Wellness Center
The Health and Wellness Center dietician provides a series of seasonal recipes for each month. June's recipes are based on corn.


4 ears corn, on the cob
2 limes, juiced
Extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons brown sugar (can use Splenda brown sugar)
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon grill seasoning, a palm full
1/2 cup ketchup or tomato sauce
1 tablespoon hot sauce
2 scallions, finely chopped

How to make it

1. Heat grill over medium-high heat.
2. Husk corn and douse with lime juice, drizzle with oil and season with salt. Grill corn to char all over, 10 to 12 minutes.
3. Combine vinegar and brown sugar over medium-low heat, stir Worcestershire, grill seasoning, ketchup or tomato sauce, and hot sauce. Simmer a couple of minutes.
4. Baste corn liberally with sauce and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from grill, cover corn with chopped green onion and serve.

Total preparation time: 20 minutes
Makes 4 servings