Creamy grilled corn polenta

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
3 ears corn, husked
Olive oil, for brushing (about 1 tbsp)
1.2L water
1 tbsp salt, plus more for seasoning
240g instant polenta
30g butter
55g freshly grated sharp Cheddar
1/4 tsp freshly black pepper, plus more for seasoning
1) Preheat griddle to medium-high heat.

2) Brush corn with oil. Griddle corn until charred in spots and tender, about 5 mins on each side.

3) Remove from the griddle and set aside to cool.

4) Place a saucepan with 1.2L water and 1 tbsp of salt onto a medium heat, bring the water to boil, and slowly stir in the polenta. Reduce the heat and continue to stir for about 5 mins until thickened and creamy. Add the butter and blend into the mixture.

5) Stir in the cheese. Keep warm.

6) Cut the corn off of the cob and stir it into the cooked polenta. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve warm.

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