Grilled corn on the cob is a summer staple that is loved by many. The addition of chili lime butter takes this classic side dish to the next level, adding a burst of flavor and heat that will have your taste buds singing. This easy and delicious recipe is perfect for backyard BBQs or family dinners.


  • 4 ears of corn, husks removed
  • 4 tablespoons of butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter, chili powder, lime juice, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  3. Brush the chili lime butter generously over each ear of corn.
  4. Place the corn directly on the grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, rotating occasionally, until the kernels are lightly charred and tender.
  5. Remove the corn from the grill and serve immediately.

Tips and Serving Suggestions

  • For a milder flavor, reduce the amount of chili powder used in the recipe.
  • To make this recipe vegan, simply substitute the butter with a vegan butter alternative.
  • Serve the grilled corn on the cob with additional chili lime butter on the side for dipping.
  • This recipe pairs well with grilled meats, salads, or as a standalone side dish.


Grilled corn on the cob with chili lime butter is a simple yet delicious side dish that will elevate any summer meal. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or backyard BBQs. So go ahead and give it a try, your taste buds will thank you!

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