From mid spring through the end of summer, you can get delicious and fresh corn at the grocery store, the farmers market, your own crop, or even from a roadside stand. Affordable, sweet, and often found for a bargain, corn is a versatile crop that can create dozens of delicious corn recipes.
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Ways to Cook Corn
Often under-appreciated, fresh corn recipes are one of the staples of summer. Many opt for the classic boiled corn on the cob for their BBQs and summer gatherings, but there is so much more you can do with fresh corn recipes. The possibilities for recipes with corn are limitless.
This list contains a huge range of corn recipes for every occasion and has a huge range in flavor pallets to wow your tastebuds. I personally was super excited to give the garlic feta butter street corn a try and it did NOT disappoint.
If you're looking for methods to cook corn, check out our recipes for air fryer Frozen corn on the cob and Instant Pot corn on the cob. And don't forget to scroll down to the recipe card at the bottom for our popular Mexican street corn recipe!
Bring on the Corn Recipes!
Here's the type of recipes with corn you'll find in this post.
- Fresh corn recipes
- Frozen corn recipes
- Canned corn recipes (using canned creamed style corn)
- Corn recipes off the cob
- Corn recipes for Thanksgiving
- Mexican street corn recipes
Corn Dish Recipes
Our amazing 15 minute, super easy Mexican street corn recipe with frozen corn. We don't always have time to roast Mexican street corn, no harm in taking a little shortcut with this delicious and EASY Mexican street corn recipe.
Of course, we have to kick this list off with the basics! Corn on the cob, but make it EASIER! Air fryer corn on the cob, a classic side, using a modern appliance.
Another basic way to create a classic corn on the cob. Rather than boiling, you can use your instant pot! Easy, juicy, and sweet, this instant pot corn on the cob recipe is a winner for simple cob corn.
Have a surplus of corn this summer, but looking for new ways to cook it? Did you know you can boil it in milk? This simple change is so good, you may not even need to butter this corn, it's just THAT good!
This is one of my FAVORITE healthy dinners. The corn really adds flavor to this delicious low calorie meal. You can use smoked frozen corn or regular frozen corn. You even can go a step further and use corn salsa in your burrito bowl.
What is a seafood boil without corn on the cob!? Seafood boils speak for themselves, the flavor of fresh seafood, sweet corn, old bay seasoning and some cajun butter will have you floating on a cloud.
Served hot, this creamy elotes corn dip made with cream cheese is a delicious dip for your next gathering. Perfect for dipping tortilla chips, veggies, or Fritos.
Corn is a great addition to any cobb salad, and LemonTreeDwelling managed to turn it into an easy Cobb dip! The blue cheese combined with the corn really makes this a wonderful way to enjoy corn.
Dicing the avocado in small pieces and adding lime helps to almost turn it into a sauce of sorts. This avocado corn salad is a guac lover's dream! Another amazing recipe for corn to try this summer.
A vegan take on street fair corn. A NYC favorite without all the heavy dairy, I'll take that deal! Street fair corn is one of the best corn recipes you'll find.
Feta has got to be one of my all-time favorite cheeses. So garlic feta butter on street corn, why not!? This yummy and easy street corn recipe is an alternative flavor pallet to traditional Mexican street corn with cotija. And while I love cotija, the feta corn combo is certainly an adventure for your tastebuds.
It's hard to believe this ISN'T a desert. Even better than corn bread, this corn puddin' casserole is the perfect Thanksgiving side, that's also good year-round.
Bruschetta has got to be one of the most delicious appetizers out there. Why not elevate it with the addition of perfectly sweet corn? This flavor pallet will seriously delight your taste buds!
An Indian inspired corn dish that can be made with fresh or frozen corn. This masala corn can bring the heat by adding additional red chili powder. The chaat masala seasoning really brings the flavor to this corn recipe.
Stray from the fully matured juicy corn and give baby corn a try. This crispy snackable easy air fryer baby corn is a deliciously healthy way to enjoy corn. Compared to mature corn, it is lower in fat, calories, and carbs.
Another delightfully crispy recipe. This corn chaat recipe deep fries fully matured sweet corn kernels, for a crispy and savory appetizer.
Fresh, sweet and easy. This chipotle corn salsa dupe is a sure winner at your next gathering. Perfect for topping your burrito, taco or even adding to your buritto bowl, like this one!
Love corn on the cob, but tired of getting corn in your teeth? Try this roasted corn ribs recipe. Perfect for kids and adults alike and a less messy/simpler way to serve corn on the cob to guests. Not to mention the seasoning is delicious, YUM!
Sweet and spicy, this sesame glazed corn on the cob is the perfect summer appetizer for the person looking to add a little spice to their summer corn.
BetsyLife swears that the perfect corn recipe comes from having some kind of vinegar, citrus onion, and crunch. Sounds like a recipe for YUM to me!
Creamy, sweet, and dairy free. This Thai coconut corn brings a unique and wonderful twist to creamed corn. The sweet coconut cream makes this yummy dish pass as a side, or even as a dessert.
Just look at that photo! This Mexican street corn salad topped with cilantro and cotija is everything you want in a salad. Healthy, colorful, fresh, and delicious!
Makers Mark, maple syrup, and bacon? Sounds like the perfect balance to me. This maple bourbon recipe is so unique and is the perfect choice for a BBQ or to pair with some ribs.
I have to say, the photo really sucked me in on this one. I'm a sucker for a good chowder with potatoes. While the potatoes were delicious in this chowder, the corn is the star of the show. It doesn't get more "comfort food" than this.
Okay, so you've tried the Mexican sweet corn recipe, and you've tried the Mexican street corn salad recipe, but have you tried this Mexican street corn DIP??
The mayo-yogurt-lime sauce really pulls this yummy dip together. We recommend serving it hot with restaurant style tortilla chips (bonus points if you warm those up too!)
What sets this corn salad recipe apart from the others? Ranch and bacon, a timeless combination that never fails.
Smoky and full of flavor, this grilled chili lime butter corn on the cob is sure to be a hit at your next BBQ. Who wants plain corn anyways?
Avacado, and juicy cherry tomato halves set this corn salad recipe apart. So fresh and full of nutrients. Did I mention NatashasKitchen also adds cucumber? It certainly makes for a delicious corn recipe!
While all these corn recipes are simply amazing, we also know not to mess with a good thing. Creamed corn is the perfect Southern comfort addition to any meal.
If you're in a pinch you can also use canned corn for this creamed corn recipe.
Another recipe where the photo completely sucked me in and got me to try it. Honey, butter, and cream cheese combine with the corn to make this a delicious take on creamed corn. Honestly, anything cooked in a skillet is enticing for me.
Creamed corn, in one easy pot -a crock pot! Even better. Slow cooking helps the corn absorb all the sweet and creamy goodness of this recipe.
The crock pot also keeps the cream corn warm after cooking, which is a great added bonus.
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