Grilled Creamed Sweet Corn

Author: Ryan Handler 

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Makes 6 servings 

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Ingredients: 

  • 6 ears corn, shucked

  • 2 tbsp. butter

  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour

  • 1 c. milk

  • 2 tbsp. cream cheese, softened

  • 1/4 c. Shredded Monterey Jack

  • 1 jalapeño, minced (optional)

  • kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions: 

  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to high. Grill corn until kernels are charred and slightly softened, 10 minutes. Once cooled, cut kernels off the cob and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour, 1 tablespoon at a time, and let cook until bubbly. Whisk in milk, cream cheese and Monterey Jack. Add jalapeño, if using. Cook for another 3 minutes.

  3. Stir in corn kernels and toss to coat, then season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Garnish with cilantro and serve.