Marcus Samuelsson's Grilled Corn Orzo

Dig Into This Delicious Side Dish

"Top Chef" master shows us some good eats on the grill.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Do you have your main dish figured out, but you're stumped when it comes to a side? Problem solved, thanks to chef Marcus Samuelsson. Give his deliciously simple corn orzo a try.


  • 1 ear of corn
  • 4 Idaho potatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked orzo
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 mint leaves, shredded
  • 2 basil leaves, shredded
  • Cooking Directions

    Preheat grill. Brush potatoes with olive oil then place on grill along with corn. Grill until potatoes are golden brown and corn kernels begin to blister. Let cool and remove kernels from corn.

    Toss corn and potatoes together with cooked orzo and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle shredded mint and basil over top.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe courtesy Marcus Samuelsson.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: corn, potatoes, orzo

    Course: Dinner, Side Dish, Starch

    More Info: Kid Friendly

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