08/06/2014 01:24 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Make Grilled Corn Even Better With Miso Butter

Rochelle Bilow, recipe by Brad Leone, photo by Danny Kim


Surely you've grilled an ear of corn or two in your day. It's a classic because it's always tasty. But hey -- have you ever slathered that cob with salty, creamy miso butter? It's an upgrade we can get behind.

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"Coating sweet grilled corn with miso butter brings nutty flavor to a classic." -Brad Leone, test kitchen manager

  • 4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon miso
  • 4 ears of corn, husked
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Toasted sesame seeds (for serving)

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Mix butter and miso in a small bowl. Rub corn with oil; season with salt. Grill over medium-high heat, turning often, until lightly charred and tender, about 5 minutes. Spread corn with miso butter and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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