Braai Mielies with Chilli and Herb Butter

Chargrilled on the outside, sweet on the inside and smeared in flavoursome butter. Nothing beats a flame-grilled Mielie on the braai!


Cooking Methods

  • Braai



Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes


  • 8 corn on the cob
  • Olive oil
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) butter, softened
  • 2 red chillies, chopped
  • A handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and black pepper



  1. Drizzle the corn with some olive oil and braai over medium coals for about 10-12 minutes, turning regularly.
  2. Combine the butter, chillies, parsley and lemon zest and juice.
  3. Season to taste and mix well.
  4. Place the flavoured butter on a piece of cling wrap and roll into a cylinder shape and place in the fridge to set.
  5. Slice into ½ cm slices and place on warm mielies right before serving.


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