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Spicy Hoisin and Sesame Glazed Corn

Serves 8

Total Time
25 mins

Add Asian flavor to your grilled corn by brushing it with a mixture of hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and sesame seeds.  The spiciness comes from the minced serrano chile pepper.

Spicy Hoisin and Sesame Glazed Corn

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker
 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
 1/4 cup honey
 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
 2 tablespoons lime juice
 8 ears corn, husked and cut in half crosswise
 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
 1/2 to 1 serrano chile, minced
 2 green onions, sliced thinly
Step 1

Heat grill to high (450° to 550°). Mix together hoisin, honey, soy sauce, and lime juice.

Step 2

Grill corn, turning often and basting with glaze, until glaze is caramelized and grill marks start to appear, about 10 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer corn to a platter and sprinkle with sesame seeds, chile, and green onions.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 209Calories from Fat 16
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.7g6%

Saturated Fat 1.1g6%
Cholesterol 0.2mg1%
Sodium 275mg12%
Total Carbohydrate 39g13%

Dietary Fiber 7.5g30%
Protein 5.8g12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.