The time is ripe for indulging in one of summer’s greatest crops: the mighty corn on the cob. So tear off that silky husk and get nibbling on these a-maize-ing savoury and sweet corn recipes for dinner tonight.
These Air Fryer Corn “Ribs” Popular on TikTok Are So Easy to Make
It’s time to break out the airfryer, because TikTok has done it again with this viral recipe. You can’t go wrong with this 15-minute fresh corn “ribs” mixed with a creamy Mexican-inspired sauce.
Pinto Bean Salsa Salad
Creamy avocado, hearty pinto beans, fresh cilantro, corn and tomato make for a quick and healthy winning salad. For another easy summer side, be sure to try Jordan Andino’s pantry-staple salad.
Grilled Corn and Barley Salad With Goat Cheese and Blueberries
An intriguing mix of sweet grilled corn, hearty barley, sliced almonds and goat cheese make this nutritious salad a great easy meal on a warm summer afternoon.
These Oven-Baked Zucchini and Corn Fritters Are the Perfect Dinner Side Dish
If you’re looking for an exciting way to jazz up fresh corn, you won’t be disappointed with these crispy vegetable fritters. Made without all the hassle of deep frying, you can enjoy two of your favourite summer vegetables, zucchini and corn, all in one satisfying bite.
Grilled Chili Corn with Coconut Lime Cream
Kick your grilled corn up a notch by smearing on a healthy dose of coconut-lime cream sauce, chili butter and fresh cilantro.
Southwestern Pasta Salad
A combination of orecchiette, peppers, onion, tomatillos, corn and lima bean, this simple and delicious Tex-Mex-inspired pasta salad can be served as a filling main for lunch or dinner — or as a bright and tasty BBQ side dish.
Corn and Cheese Chowder
Who could say no to a steaming bowl of creamy, cheesy veggie chowder served up in a crusty bread bowl? Here are some ways to repurpose leftover stale bread.
Slow-Cooker Shrimp Boil
Corn, shrimp and sausage come together for a tasty seafood boil that you can make lakeside or seaside. Potatoes bubble away in a flavourful broth, while shrimp and corn are added at the end for a perfectly cooked pot. For more fan-favourite seafood dishes, be sure to try these pescatarian dinner ideas that make seafood the star.
Slow-Cooker Creamed Corn
Turn summer corn into a tasty side that cooks away while you’re outside flipping burgers. Chopped scallions and bacon give this creamy dish an added crunch!
Grilled Corn on Cob with Kimchi Mayo and Scallions
If you love Mexican street corn, this corn on the cob recipe from Molly Yeh is bound to be a hit on your dinner table. Each perfectly grilled ear of corn is grilled to perfection and then slathered in a tangy kimchi mayo. Add more of the Korean staple to your menu with these creative kimchi recipes to fire up your tastebuds.
Spicy Cornbread with Fresh Corn
Have you ever tried adding fresh kernels of corn to your skillet cornbread? This recipe not only adds the summer veggie to the tasty side dish, but also kicks it up with some pepper jack cheese and smoky chipotle pepper.
Roasted Corn Salad
Even if you’ve been avoiding your oven all summer long, you’ll be firing it up to roast some market-fresh corn. Once the corn is ready, combine it with grape tomatoes, fresh basil, scallions and canned black beans for a hearty side.
Fresh Corn Pancakes
Whether you serve these as an appetizer or a side, you are going to fall in love with these golden pancakes made with fresh summer corn. And if you happen to have any leftovers, use them as the base of a fun breakfast Benny.
Corn and Green Chile Chowder
You won’t believe how quick and easy it is to make this creamy, hearty chowder. Green chile really complements the sweet corn — and bacon adds a dash of smokiness.
Creamy Chili-Lime Corn
While this recipe calls for frozen kernels so you can make it year-round, opt for fresh corn when in season and taste the difference. It may be healthier than traditional elote, but it still has that signature tang thanks to a lime-yogurt mixture.