This Incredible Grilled Corn Will Take Your BBQ to the Next Level

June 3, 2015

Pickled Japanese plum might seem like an odd combination with summertime grilled corn, but the sweet and salty flavors work surprisingly well together. 

Grilled Corn with Umeboshi Herb Butter

Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

4 ears of corn
1/4 cup umeboshi paste
1/4 cup ghee
1/2 cup chopped basil and chives

Recipe Instructions

 Bring a charcoal grill to medium heat, place the corn on the grill, close the cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes, or until kernels are tender when pierced with a paring knife.

In a small bowl, mix together the umeboshi paste and ghee with the basil and chives.  When corn is fully cooked, remove husks and brush on umeboshi butter mixture. 

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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