Smoked Corn Bread? Yep, you can bake on the grill. Chock full of bacon, corn, chipotle peppers and cheddar, Smoked Corn Bread has a super crunchy crust, lightly smoky flavor and is really very easy to make.
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Welcome to day 2 of #Cookoutweek! I’m so happy to share this fun recipe with you. Thanks to Smokin O’s for sending me three packages of their wood grill rings to play with.
At our house we have both a charcoal and a gas grill. I love the smoky flavor from the charcoal and love the convenience of the gas grill. For weekend dinners we’ll usually take the time to light the charcoals, but for a quick weeknight dinner we use the gas grill.
I was excited to try Smokin O’s on the gas grill. When deciding on a recipe I immediately challenged myself to actually bake right on the grill.
I needed a recipe that was sturdy enough to take the heat of the grill and would be enhanced by the smoke flavor. So I turned to one of my favorites, corn bread. Corn bread can be light and sweet, or savory and hearty. Because I wanted to emphasize the smoky flavor, I went the savory and hearty route with this recipe. This bread would be perfect served along-side smoked ribs, pulled pork or grilled fish.
I employed my trusty cast-iron skillet because I knew it could take the heat of the grill. I ended up using three wood rings since the bread was on the grill for about 25-30 minutes. I found that if I preheated the grill with one ring, then added another ring when I put the pan on the grill, and then a third half way through baking I had consistent smoke the entire time.
Our grill is fairly large, so I imagine if you have a smaller grill surface that 1 or 2 rings would be enough.
Watch this video to see how to bake Smoked Corn Bread on the grill:
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