Where There’s a Grill There’s a Way: Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob

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Bacon-wrapped anything just takes that food to a level of superiority which is unsurpassed. And grilled bacon-wrapped corn on the cob is no exception. If you’re one of those people who would have bacon for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, then your dinner main has just been decided!

As spring gets into full swing and summer approaches, we’re starting to plan more barbecues, family picnics, and meals that require creative sides or unique dishes that lend themselves nicely to pot-luck-style situations. Here in Texas, where there’s a grill, there’s a way, and doing corn over the barbecue has never been something we’ve shied away from. The bacon just gives it that little “oomph” that puts it over the top. It ensures that your cousin’s annoying husband, who always talks a good grill game, will be speechless when you walk this little number to the table. Just like the original contributor says, “You’ll never eat corn any other way!” Shared on the website, this dish will have everyone at your gathering eating contentedly, barely looking up to acknowledge anything going on around them as the bacon flavor mixes with the corn. It blends in such a way as to make those eating it think, “Where has this creation been all my life?”


Where There’s a Grill There’s a Way: Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob

Key ingredients for this recipe include:

Corn on the cob


Salt and pepper

Cajun seasoning

To say that this recipe is easy to prepare and make would be an understatement. Grilled bacon-wrapped corn on the cob has got to be a little tidbit that draws crowds to the website, as well as your backyard barbecue. It’s definitely a dish that’s made for spring and summer get-togethers. The cooked bacon combined with the tender corn creates a taste sensation your taste buds will thank you for. And the cooking time is even less than you might imagine. The full ingredient listing and preparation time is shared at the link available here. In less than an hour-and-a-half, you too could be enjoying this creative salty-sweet blend. Getting this corn fresh from a local farmer definitely makes it that much tastier! So make a trip to a local market or road-side stand, grab your main ingredient, and get home to try this as part of your meal tonight. As a mealtime side, it’s a crowd-pleaser, and you might find yourself having corn on your weekly shopping list more often than you thought.