Smoky Parmesan Corn on the Cob

  • Author: Kristen Stevens | The Endless Meal
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Cuisine: Easy


Smoky Parmesan Corn on the Cob is the best addition to your dinner or BBQ. An easy to make and quick recipe that will leave your guests raving about it.



  • 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 pieces of corn on the cob, shucked and cut in half
  • Optional: grated parmesan cheese, green onions or parsley for garnish


  1. Combine the parmesan cheese, butter, smoked paprika, garlic powder and sea salt in a small bowl and mix till well combined.
  2. Using your hands, spread about 1 teaspoon of the butter mixture over each corn half.
  3. Choose one of the cooking options then serve the corn on a large platter and sprinkle with optional garnishes.

Option #1:

  1. Wrap corn in aluminum foil and bake on a baking sheet in a 420-degree oven for 20 minutes.

Option #2:

  1. Place the corn on a baking sheet (not wrapped in foil) and broil for 5 minutes on each side, or until it is nicely browned all over.

Option #3:

  1. Wrap the corn in foil and grill on your BBQ for 10 minutes, turning once.


Make ahead: Can be buttered and wrapped in foil up to 2 days ahead. Keep in refrigerator until you are ready to cook it.