Hawaiian Style Colorado Street Corn

Chef Jason K. Morse, C.E.C., 5280 Culinary, LLC and Ace Hardware Grill Expert


  • 6 Corn, Colorado Sweet Corn, shucked, soaked
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup fire honey or Colorado honey
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • Tiki Tiki seasoning, to taste
  • 1-2 tsp salt, sea, shaved
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped


Prep Directions:

  1. Soak shucked corn in water 10 minutes prior to grilling
  2. For the corn glaze – mix the following ingredients together in a basting pot and reduce on the grill: 
    • Pineapple juice 
    • Tiki Tiki seasoning
    •  fire honey/Colorado honey

Cooking Directions: 

  1. Preheat gas grill, pellet grill, or charcoal grill to 500˚F 
  2. Place the soaked corn on the grill, close the lid, and let cook for 5 minutes 
  3. Open the lid and rotate the corn 180˚ to the next side
  4. Baste the top side of the corn – use a silicone basting brush 
  5. Continue this process until all sides have been roasted/grilled/basted 
  6. After all sides are roasted/grilled/basted:
    • Using a silicone brush, baste all sides of the corn and close the lid 
    • Let the corn glaze start to caramelize
    • Season with more rub if desired 
    • Remove from the grill and place onto a plate
  7. Garnish with: 
    • basting liquid 
    • chopped cilantro

We can pair this tropical corn with a Peach Bellini from Infinite Monkey Theorem, an urban winery in Denver. If you are searching for an alcohol free beverage to complement this recipe, try a kombucha from Upstart Kombucha in Boulder. For more wine and other information, visit Colorado

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