Grilled Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob is a delicious way to jazz up your corn. Easy to make and the results are a moist and full of flavor corn.

Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob in Foil

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob Recipe:

We love grilling out corn on the cob. This flavorful vegetable is one that my family will eat without complaining. But grilling it with bacon really takes the corn to the next level.

Wrapping the bacon around the corn on the cob really helps to hold in flavor and makes it very juicy. The great thing about this recipe is you can grill it or bake it and the flavor is still delicious.

The seasoning are simple but add so much flavor to the corn. Add this amazing side dish the next time you grill out for a delicious side to any of your meats.

Ingredients needed - ears of corn, bacon, chili powder, salt and pepper, honey, vegetable oil

Ingredients:

  • Ears of Corn, shucked
  • Bacon
  • Chili Powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Honey
  • Vegetable Oil

How to Make Corn on the Cob Wrapped in Bacon:

  • Prepare Grill – Preheat the grill over medium high heat (approximately 450 degrees F). Remove the corn from the husk.
  • Combine Seasoning – Mix together the chili powder, salt and pepper together in a small bowl.
  • Rub Seasoning on Sweet Corn – Rub the vegetable oil on the ears of the corn and season the corn with the half of the seasoning mixture.
  • Wrap Bacon around Corn – Then wrap each of the corn with pieces of bacon strips overlapping the bacon slightly (3 slices of bacon per ear of corn).
Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped around on foil
  • Place corn in foil – Then place each piece of corn on a piece of foil. Season the outside of the bacon on the corn with the remaining seasoning mixture and drizzle the honey evenly on top.
Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped around on foil basting with honey
  • Baste with Honey – Use a basting brush to make sure that the honey is spread evenly on the bacon. Wrap the foil around the corn and secure the end of the foil. You can use maple syrup instead of honey in this recipe if you prefer.
Wrapped corn on the cob in foil
  • Grill Corn on the Cob – Place the corn on the grill and cook for 25-30 minutes (turning the corn approximately every 5 minutes) until the bacon is crisp and the corn is cooked thorough.
Wrapped in foil corn on the cob on the grill
  • Rest, Serve and Enjoy – Let the corn rest to cool slightly. Then carefully unwrap the foil from the corn and serve immediately while warm with melted butter. Enjoy!
Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped around in foil on the grill

How to Grill Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob:

Grilling Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob is easy to do when properly prepared. Clean the corn and season with the dry ingredients. Then wrap bacon around the corn.

Then place in the foil and baste with honey for added flavor. We like wrapping the corn on the cob to lock in the juices and flavor with the corn.

Grill the corn for about 25 minutes, turning the corn every 5 minutes.

Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped around in foil

How Long to Grill Corn on the Cob:

Grilling corn doesn’t take long when the grill has been preheated to a medium high heat. Grill corn for about 25 minutes and rotating the corn every 5 minutes. Turning the corn allows for all sides to cook evenly.

Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped on a plate

How to Cook Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob in the Oven:

To cook the bacon wrapped it around the corn then place in the oven, and follow the recipe as indicated. Place the corn on a prepared baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place in the oven. You can wrap the corn in foil or leave it off.

Bake the corn in a preheated oven of 375 degrees for about 20 minutes.

Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped on a plate

What to Serve with Corn on the Cob:

Corn on the cob with bacon wrapped on a plate

How to Store Leftovers:

This corn is best served fresh when the bacon is crispy but you can refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days. The bacon will get softer when it’s stored.

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Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob

5 from 2 votes
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Corn on the Cob is a delicious way to jazz up your corn. Wrapping bacon on the corn results in juicy corn on the cob.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Side Dish
Calories 479
Author Grill on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 4 Ears of Corn shucked
  • 12 slices Bacon
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill over medium high heat (approximately 450 degrees F). Mix together the chili powder, salt and pepper together in a small bowl.
  • Rub the vegetable oil on the ears of the corn and season the corn with the half of the seasoning mixture. Then wrap each of the corn with the bacon overlapping the bacon slightly (3 slices of bacon per ear of corn).
  • Then place each piece of corn on a piece of foil. Season the outside of the bacon on the corn with the remaining seasoning mixture and drizzle the honey evenly on top. Use a basting brush to make sure that the honey is spread evenly on the bacon. Wrap the foil around the corn and secure the end of the foil.
  • Place the corn on the grill and cook for 25-30 minutes (turning the corn approximately every 5 minutes) until the bacon is crispy and the corn is cooked thorough.
  • Let the corn rest to cool slightly. Then carefully unwrap the foil from the corn and serve immediately while warm. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can use maple syrup instead of honey in this recipe if you prefer.
This corn is best served fresh when the bacon is crispy but you can refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days. The bacon will get softer when it’s stored.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 479kcal, Carbohydrates 36g, Protein 11g, Fat 34g, Saturated Fat 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat 9g, Monounsaturated Fat 13g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 44mg, Sodium 750mg, Potassium 398mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 23g, Vitamin A 342IU, Vitamin C 6mg, Calcium 9mg, Iron 1mg

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