Grilled Chicken with Sesame-Ponzu Corn Relish

chicken with sesame-ponzu citrus sauce

Photo by Kate Mathis

On the savory side, a combo of corn, citrus and chiles make a bold relish that takes simple grilled chicken to the next level.
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Soak 30 m
Grill 25 m



  1. 1 of 7 Soak corn in husks in enough water to cover for 30 minutes.
  2. 2 of 7 Heat grill over medium.
  3. 3 of 7 In a large bowl, whisk ponzu and sesame oil. Set aside 2 tbsp ponzu mixture in a small bowl.
  4. 4 of 7 Toss chicken with vegetable oil and sprinkle with 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper.
  5. 5 of 7 Place chicken and corn on grill. Cook corn about 20 minutes, covered, turning halfway through. Cook chicken, covered, until temperature reaches 165 degrees , 20 to 25 minutes, turning halfway through. Toward end of cooking, brush all over with reserved 2 tbsp ponzu mixture. Transfer to a cutting board and rest about 5 minutes.
  6. 6 of 7 Shuck cooled corn, remove silk and cut kernels from cobs. In a large bowl, combine corn with remaining ponzu mixture. Stir in scallions, chiles and 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper.
  7. 7 of 7 Spoon corn relish over chicken and serve warm.
Nutrition Information for Grilled Chicken with Sesame-Ponzu Corn Relish
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Per Serving: 45 g Fat, total, 646 kcal cal., 38 g pro., 5 g sugar, 1127 mg sodium, 11 g sat. fat, 3 g fiber, 25 g carb.