Grilled corn on the cob is one of the most iconic dishes of warm weather. While it’s certainly delicious rubbed in the regular butter from your fridge, we can do one better. It makes the perfect canvas for everything from buffalo sauce and blue cheese to peaches and burrata—plus, of course, elote. Here are 15 recipes to spice up your grilled corn game.
15 Grilled Corn Recipes
1. Grilled Corn With Spicy Aioli
Want to dress up your standard grilled corn? Try drizzling on Sriracha-spiked aioli. With only four ingredients, you can basically make it with your eyes closed.
5. Grilled Corn On The Cob With Chipotle Honey Lime Butter
This chipotle honey lime butter may be our new favorite thing. Plus, you can whip it up in mere minutes.
6. Shrimp Boil Skewers With Corn, Sausage And Potatoes
When you want to be fancy, but you don’t have the time: Add corn to shrimp and sausage skewers for extra wow-factor.
7. Grilled Corn Salsa
Taco night is getting a face-lift. Change up your pico de gallo by adding grilled corn, sliced right off the cob. Use it for dipping chips or topping off your tacos.
8. Grilled Corn Recipe
This grilled corn includes green onions and Thai chilis—talk about a kick. Make it on the grill or on a cast iron skillet in your kitchen!
9. Spicy Corn And Peaches With Burrata
It takes only 20 minutes to make this perfect summer salad with grilled corn, jalapeños, fresh peaches and creamy burrata cheese. But it may take even less time to gobble it all down.
10. Grilled Romaine Salad With Corn And Avocado
After grilling the corn on the cob, sear the romaine, too, for a grilled salad with avocado. You can thank Coterie member Liz Harris for the inspo.
11. Grilled Corn Four Ways
When you can’t pick just one...here’s corn with maple bourbon butter, chipotle mayo and Parmesan cheese, cotija cheese and chive-topped blue cheese butter.
12. Barbecue Chicken Street Corn Tacos
These are the reason people love Tex-Mex: combine the delicious flavors of barbecue chicken with street corn and tacos.
14. Grilled Mexican Street Corn Pizza
Pizza may not be the first thing you think of when you grill corn. But after this veggie, jalapeño and corn pizza combination, that will change.
15. Grilled Corn With Cilantro Lime Butter
Butter, cilantro, garlic, lime, chili powder and paprika come together to top this grilled corn. Talk about savory and refreshing at the same time.