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Spicy Sambal Corn on the Cob

  • Author: Misfits Market


  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) salted butter, softened 
  • 2 tablespoons sambal oelek (sriracha, gochujang, red pepper flakes, or harissa)
  • ½ tablespoon sesame oil 
  • 1 lime, zested, and cut into wedges 
  • 6 corn cobs, shucked
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • Flaky sea salt


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Combine butter, sambal, sesame oil, and lime zest in a small bowl and mix to combine. Set aside. 
  3. Place corn on the grill and cook until evenly charred on all sides, about 7 minutes. 
  4. Transfer corn onto a serving platter and slather each cob with sambal butter. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds and salt over top and serve with lime wedges.