Corn on the Cob Three Ways: Easy and Delicious Recipes for Every Taste

Corn on the cob is a classic summer staple that is loved by many, especially during grilling season. Whether it’s the sweet and juicy kernels or the fun of eating it off the cob, corn is a favorite food that’s great for a variety of occasions.

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In this article, you will find three easy and delicious corn on the cob recipes that are perfect for your next BBQ or family dinner. From the classic buttered corn to the Mexican-style grilled corn and the savory parmesan and garlic corn, these recipes are sure to impress your taste buds.

With just a few simple ingredients and easy steps, you can enjoy fresh and flavorful corn on the cob that will leave everyone asking for more.


Classic Buttered Corn on the Cob

Ingredients:

  • 4 ears of fresh corn
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Peel back the husks from the corn, but leave them attached at the base.
  2. Remove the silk from the corn and discard.
  3. Spread the softened butter over each ear of corn and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pull the husks back over the corn and secure with kitchen twine.
  5. Place the corn on the cob on a preheated grill over medium heat and cook for about 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally, until the corn is tender and the husks are lightly charred.
  6. Remove the corn from the grill and serve immediately.

Mexican-style Grilled Corn

Ingredients:

  • 4 ears of fresh corn
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Instructions:

  1. Peel back the husks from the corn, but leave them attached at the base.
  2. Remove the silk from the corn and discard.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and sour cream.
  4. Grill the corn over medium heat for about 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally, until the corn is tender and lightly charred.
  5. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over each ear of corn.
  6. Sprinkle the cotija cheese, chili powder, and smoked paprika over the mayonnaise mixture.
  7. Squeeze lime juice over each ear of corn and serve immediately.

Parmesan and Garlic Corn on the Cob

Ingredients:

  • 4 ears of fresh corn
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Peel back the husks from the corn, but leave them attached at the base.
  2. Remove the silk from the corn and discard.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter and minced garlic.
  4. Spread the butter mixture over each ear of corn and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Pull the husks back over the corn and secure with kitchen twine.
  6. Grill the corn over medium heat for about 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally, until the corn is tender and lightly charred.
  7. Remove the corn from the grill and sprinkle grated parmesan cheese over each ear of corn.
  8. Serve immediately.

Corn on the cob is a favorite that’s perfect for grilling and adding some fun to any meal. These three easy and delicious corn on the cob recipes offer something for everyone, whether you prefer classic buttered corn, Mexican-style grilled corn, or savory parmesan and garlic corn. These recipes are perfect for your next BBQ, family dinner, or any other occasion where you want to serve fresh and flavorful corn on the cob.

With just a few simple ingredients and easy steps, you can create a tasty and satisfying side dish that will impress your guests and leave them wanting more. So, fire up the grill and enjoy some delicious corn on the cob!

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