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Bowl of corn, bacon and beans on a cloth with a spoon.

Grilled Corn Succotash

Janice Pattie
A super tasty corn side dish that is ideal with turkey and ham. It is Ideal for your holiday table.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 284 kcal


  • Griddle Pan
  • Pastry brush
  • Measuring spoons
  • Frying Pan
  • Sharp knife
  • chopping board
  • measuring jug


  • 2 fresh corn on the cob
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 100 grams lardons pancetta or streaky bacon
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 400 grams can cannellini beans drained
  • 100 millilitres ham stock
  • 75 millilitres single cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives


  • Brush the corn cobs with vegetable oil and season with sea salt.
  • Grill until the corn is lightly charred all over. Set aside to cool.
  • Cook the bacon in a frying pan until crisp, set aside.
  • Turn the heat down and add the chopped onion to the pan. Sauté gently in the bacon fat until soft.
  • Add the cannellini beans to the pan and the ham stock, heat until the beans are hot.
  • Remove the corn from the cobs by standing them on their ends and cutting the corn nibs from the cobs with a sharp knife.
  • Return the bacon pieces to the pan with the corn and cream and heat gently for 5 minutes.
  • Season to taste, add the chopped chives and serve.


Grilled Corn Succotash serves 6 if served with other side dishes and 4 as the only side dish. 


Calories: 284kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 5gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 438mgPotassium: 107mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 240IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 51mgIron: 2mg