Summer barbecues are the perfect time to enjoy fresh and delicious corn on the cob. This easy recipe takes grilled corn to the next level with bold and spicy Cajun spices and tangy chili lime butter. If you're a fan of heat and flavor explosions, this recipe is for you!


  • 4 ears of corn, shucked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp chili powder


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Brush each ear of corn with olive oil.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Sprinkle the spice mixture over each ear of corn, making sure to coat them evenly.
  5. Place the ears of corn on the grill and cook for about 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until they are tender and slightly charred.
  6. While the corn is grilling, make the chili lime butter. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter, lime juice, and chili powder until well combined.
  7. Once the corn is done, remove it from the grill and let it cool for a few minutes.
  8. Slather each ear of corn generously with the chili lime butter.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy!


  • For even more heat, sprinkle extra cayenne pepper on the corn before grilling.
  • This recipe can be easily doubled or halved to serve more or fewer people.
  • Try using different spices or herbs in the chili lime butter for a different flavor profile.


Grilled corn on the cob is a summertime classic, but this recipe takes it to the next level with bold Cajun spices and tangy chili lime butter. It's an easy and delicious way to add some heat and flavor to your summer barbecues. Give it a try and get ready for a flavor explosion!

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