Delicious and smoky grilled corn on the cob wrapped in crispy bacon strips

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Delicious and smoky grilled corn on the cob wrapped in crispy bacon strips
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 20, 2023

Indulge in the perfect summer treat with this mouthwatering recipe for grilled bacon-wrapped corn on the cob. The sweet and juicy corn kernels are perfectly complemented by the smoky flavor of the grilled bacon. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser and is sure to be a hit at your next barbecue or cookout. With a simple preparation process and minimal ingredients, it's easy to make this flavorful dish at home. Get ready for a symphony of flavors with every bite!


  • 6 ears of corn, husked and cleaned
  • 12 slices of bacon
  • 1/4 cup of melted butter
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Wrap each ear of corn with 2 slices of bacon, securing them with toothpicks if needed.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Stir until well combined.
  4. Brush the bacon-wrapped corn with the prepared butter mixture, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  5. Place the corn on the grill and cook for about 12-15 minutes, turning occasionally, until the bacon is crispy and the corn is tender.
  6. Remove the corn from the grill and let it cool for a few minutes. Remove the toothpicks if used.
  7. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve hot. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Corn contains essential nutrients like vitamins A, B, and E, as well as minerals like magnesium and phosphorus.
  • Grilling corn on the cob helps to enhance its natural sweetness and caramelizes the sugars present in the corn, resulting in a delicious smoky flavor.
  • Bacon adds a savory and crispy element to the grilled corn, creating a perfect combination of flavors and textures.