Looking for the best corn on the cob recipes to make this summer? From grilled corn on the cob to corn salsa, we have gathered 25 of the best corn on the cob recipes that are easy to prepare and packed with flavor.
Peak corn season runs from May through September in the USA. During this time, you may be finding incredible deals on corn at your local farmer's market or grocery store. Now is the time to stock up - but what do you make with all this corn?
Don't worry, we've got you covered. Don't get bored making the same corn on the cob every night - mix it up with Cajun corn, corn salsa, corn salads, barbecue corn, air fryer corn on the cob, and more!
Air fryer corn on the cob
Did you know that and air fryer is great for cooking corn on the cob? Check out a few of my favorite air fryer corn on the cob recipes.
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
Try making corn on the cob in the air fryer! It cooks evenly all around with a slight char on top.
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob
This air fryer corn on the cob is lightly seasoned and topped with lime juice and parmesan cheese for plenty of flavor with simple ingredients.
Grilled corn on the cob
Grilling corn on the cob is one of the most popular methods of making corn (Mexican street corn, anyone?). Maybe because corn season coincides with grilling season. Either way, grilling corn is a fantastic way to add flavor to your corn on the cob.
Try one of these fantastic grilled corn on the cob recipes.
Healthy Grilled Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)
This lightened up version of Mexican street corn packs tons of flavor, but without the butter or mayo!
Grilled Parmesan Garlic and Basil Corn on the Cob
These corn cobs are grilled and topped with roasted garlic butter, fresh parmesan cheese, and fresh basil. All this fresh flavor is perfect for summer!
Healthy Grilled Mexican Street Corn
By swapping out a few common ingredients, your grilled Mexican street corn can have fewer calories without sacrificing any flavor! This recipe uses Greek yogurt and cotija cheese for creamy flavor, as well as plenty of spices, cilantro, and garlic.
Grilled Corn in Foil with BBQ Compound Butter
Corn on the cob is wrapped in foil and steamed to perfection on the grill, then topped with a flavorful BBQ compound butter.
Barbecued Sweetcorn with Roasted Pepper, Honey and Sumac Salsa Dressing
Sweet corn is grilled to perfection and topped with an easy homemade roasted red pepper salsa.
Street Corn with Garlic Feta Butter
This simple street corn recipe adds a fun twist to a classic with garlic and feta herbed butter - yum!
Indian Street Style Corn on the Cob
Love street corn? This version is rubbed with Indian spices and toped with lemon juice and cilantro - perfect for your next barbecue!
Instant pot corn on the cob
Instant Pots, or pressure cookers, are a fantastic way to save time in the kitchen. I'm all about a quick and easy meal! Bonus points if it includes some nutritious vegetables.
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
Try making instant pot corn on the cob - it's the perfect method for when you don't have time to wait. The instant pot makes perfectly steamed corn, every time.
Instant Pot Cajun Corn on the Cob
This instant pot Cajun corn on the cob is steamed quickly in the instant pot, and slathered in butter and plenty of Cajun seasoning.
Oven roasted corn on the cob
Have you made corn on the cob in the oven before? Oven roasting vegetables is one of my favorite methods - set it and forget it! Simply toss your prepared corn in the oven, then you're free to walk away from the kitchen while your vegetables roast.
Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob with Herb and Chili Butter
Oven roasted corn turns out tender, sweet, and aromatic. Plus, this recipe slathers on an irresistible herb and chili butter!
Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob with Seasoned Butter
Main courses with corn
Want to incorporate fresh corn on the cob into your main dish? There are plenty of ways to do so - with your corn on and off the cob.
You'll find flavorful soups, foil packets, salads, and more below.
Summer Harvest Cheddar Quesadilla
Ever thought about adding corn to your next quesadilla? This summer harvest cheddar quesadilla is packed with fresh produce like heirloom tomatoes, fresh corn, and basil - the perfect way to enjoy that seasonal summer produce.
Smoky Corn Chowder
Smoky corn chowder is the perfect way to make a meal out of corn on the cob. This soup is hearty and flavorful, and can be made with fresh or frozen corn.
Shrimp Boil Foil Packets
If you love a good shrimp boil, these foil packets are a must try! They're easy to prep ahead of time and pop on the grill - perfect for a weeknight barbecue or camping trip.
Roast Halibut with Red Potatoes, Corn, and Andouille
Who doesn't love a good sheet pan meal? Make this roast halibut with red potatoes, corn, and andouille for a quick weeknight meal with minimal cleanup!
Corn Zucchini Chowder
Grilled Romaine with Vegan Ranch
This grilled romaine salad is filled with charred corn, chickpeas, avocado and tomatoes, topped with a flavorful vegan ranch dressing. The perfect summer lunch salad!
Corn off the cob side dishes
Take your corn off the cob and try a few of these flavorful recipes. Cutting your corn off the cob is a great way to mix things up and find a new way to use fresh corn.
Try corn in a salsa, soup, side salad, or pan fried!
Summer Grilled Corn Salad
This summer grilled corn salad is the perfect side dish to bring to your next backyard barbecue. It's filled with avocado, black beans, cotija cheese, and a chili lime dressing.
Grilled Peach and Corn Salsa
Grilled peach and corn salsa is the perfect addition to your Taco Tuesdays this summer. Fresh grilled peaches and corn on the cob are chopped and tossed with peppers, cilantro, onion, and lime juice to make this perfectly summery salsa.
Corn Tomato Avocado Salad
This refreshing corn tomato avocado salad is filled with fresh produce to keep you cool in that summer heat. Bring a bowl to your next summer party!
Creamy Jalapeño Corn
Mexican Street Corn Salad
Mexican street corn, but make it a salad! If you love classic Mexican street corn, you're going to love this salad - it's filled with grilled corn, tomatoes, scallions, cilantro and a creamy chili lime dressing.
Fried Corn Recipe (Southern Fried Corn)
Fresh corn is cut off the cob and cooked up in a cast iron skillet with bacon grease and sugar to make a delicious side dish that everyone will love.
Did you find a new favorite corn recipe on our list today? Let us know how it went - leave a comment below!