Barbecued Corn

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    • Difficulty


Appears in
Caribbean Food Made Easy

By Levi Roots

Published 2009

  • About

Preparing corn was a communal thing when I was growing up in Content and this dish reminds me of those times. Serve the corn with lashings of Lime, Chilli and Coriander Butter.


  • 4 ears of sweetcorn
  • sunflower or groundnut oil
  • salt and pepper


  • If your sweetcorn is without leaves and you are in a hurry, bring a big pot of water to the boil. Add the corn and boil until just tender (about 10 minutes). Brush with oil, season and set the corn on the bars of a barbecue. Let it get a lovely charred appearance, turning it round every so often, then serve.
  • If you want to go the purist route, buy your sweetcorn w