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Spicy-Sweet Street Corn: a Blackstone Griddle Recipe

Spicy-Sweet Street Corn: a Blackstone Griddle Recipe

Paul Sidoriak
Spicy and sweet with a few punches of heat!
One bite of this dish will leave you wanting more.
Your friends will be asking you to make this Spicy-Sweet Street Corn for the next cookout and every get-together going forward.
4.60 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Side Dish
Calories 265 kcal


  • 4 ears fresh corn
  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1 medium sweet onion diced
  • ½ cup pickled jalapeno
  • Optional toppings:
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • ½ cup Cojtilla cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Tajín Clásico Seasoning


  • Shuck corn. Take care to make sure all silk has been removed
  • Use a sharp knife and the two bowl method to remove the corn kernels from the cob
  • Stack the bacon slices on top of each other
  • Make a slice down the center of the bacon and then cut across the bacon to dice. The diced bacon should be about a half-inch in length and not much wider than the width of a pencil
  • Dice your sweet onion
  • Roughly chop the jalapeno rings to break them up slightly
  • Preheat your Blackstone Griddle to medium-high and set it for two-zone cooking
  • Render the bacon first, cooking it to about 80% done
  • Slide the bacon to the cool side of the griddle
  • Saute the onion in the bacon grease for three minutes
  • Add the jalapenos to the onion and cook for an additional three minutes
  • Slide the jalapeno and onion to the cool side of the griddle
    rendered bacon with jalapeno onion on side of griddle
  • Add the corn to the warm side of the griddle and saute for two minutes, stirring constantly
  • Add a tablespoon or two of water or oil if the corn seems to be sticking to the griddle
  • Saute the corn for about 5 minutes, then combine it with the bacon, jalapenos, and onions.
  • Cook for an additional two or three minutes to combine the flavors
  • Serve in a bowl and optionally garnish with Cojtilla cheese, lime juice, and Tajín Clásico Seasoning



Serving: 1gCalories: 265kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 11gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 1250mgFiber: 4gSugar: 16g
Keyword Blackstone Griddle, recipe, side dish, street corn, sweet corn
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