Slideshow: 30 Summer Corn Recipes We Love

Corn with Chili Lime Butter
Corn with Chili Lime Butter
Right off the grill, corn prepared this way is mightily tasty, but slather on a butter mixture with chili powder, cayenne, lime zest and juice like I did on these ears, and it's taken to a whole new level. Get the Recipe »
Esquites (Mexican Street Corn Salad)
Esquites (Mexican Street Corn Salad)
This warm salad is held together with cheese, mayonaise and lots of spice. Get the Recipe »
Guacamole with Charred Corn, Black Beans, and Scallions
Guacamole with Charred Corn, Black Beans, and Scallions
This is a heartier version of guacamole that would be awesome straight from the bowl. Get the Recipe »
Gluten-Free: Corn-Scallion Pancakes
Gluten-Free: Corn-Scallion Pancakes
With the abundance of fresh produce from both the farmers' market and my garden, I usually serve vegetables and call it a day. The exception? Corn-scallion pancakes, which I serve with everything from barbecue chicken to ribs to salad. Get the Recipe »
Corn and Cheddar Muffins
Corn and Cheddar Muffins
For this recipe, I used cooked corn from the cob, but I don't see why you couldn't add it raw. As for the cheese, I diced it into pieces about corn kernel-sized. I wanted little nuggets of cheese, rather than anything smaller that'd disappear into the muffins. Get the Recipe »
Crab and Corn Cakes
Crab and Corn Cakes
Some sour cream or Greek yogurt, lemon wedges, cold beer, and a green salad, and brunch is ready to serve. Get the Recipe »
Corn Paletas
Corn Paletas
You can't be a creamy, cold popsicle with the distinct flavor of real corn. Get the Recipe »
Sweet Corn and Black Raspberry Ice Cream
Sweet Corn and Black Raspberry Ice Cream
This recipe, adapted from Jeni Britton Bauer's Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home, infuses her signature ice cream base with kernels and the milk of perfectly sweet summer corn. Get the Recipe »
Helado de Maíz y Crema (Corn-Crema Ice Cream)
Helado de Maíz y Crema (Corn-Crema Ice Cream)
I usually suggest substitutions for crema, but it's worth looking for the real thing for this recipe. Top the ice cream with goat's milk caramel (or regular caramel.) Get the Recipe »
Italian-Style Grilled Corn
Italian-Style Grilled Corn
The seasonally excellent, incredibly inexpensive corn was grilled and then slathered in a garlic butter before getting a cheese coating. The flavors were a great mix of sweetness, creamy garlic, and a sharp bite of from the cheeses. Get the Recipe »
Roasted Corn Relish
Roasted Corn Relish
The first taste was of sweet and tangy corn, but the sweetness slowly faded, giving way to the heat from the jalapeno and an earthiness from the chili powder and cumin. Get the Recipe »
Chili Rubbed Pork Chops with Corn Salsa
Chili Rubbed Pork Chops with Corn Salsa
The combination of the juicy, spicy pork and sweet corn salsa was excellent. It brought together the freshness of summer vegetables with the taste of the grill. Get the Recipe »
Corn, Tomato, and Potato Curry
Corn, Tomato, and Potato Curry
The flavors start with cumin and mustard seeds, then proceed with an herby shot of mint leaves, spicy green chiles, and the richness of coconut milk. Yet the corn still stays crisp and fresh and plays beautifully off the sweet tomatoes and creamy potatoes. Get the Recipe »
Baked Chile Rellenos with Corn and Crema
Baked Chile Rellenos with Corn and Crema
The smoky charred chiles are the perfect vessel for the filling, adding just enough spice to make your lips tingle. Instead of heavy and fatty, the corn adds natural sweetness to balance out the dairy. All told, if you're looking for an intro chile relleno recipe, this is an excellent place to start. Get the Recipe »
Angrezi Bhutta (Corn and Tomato Curry)
Angrezi Bhutta (Corn and Tomato Curry)
The complex curry powder helps balance the sweetness of the corn, and the tomatoes break down into a thick sauce. Serve this with some naan, and you'll have a simple meat-free meal. Get the Recipe »
Quinoa with Corn, Tomatoes, Avocado, and Lime
Quinoa with Corn, Tomatoes, Avocado, and Lime
You can make this salad a day ahead of time; just be sure to add the avocado at the last minute so it doesn't discolor. The quinoa will cling to it, so it's best to scatter it over the top rather than mix it in. Get the Recipe »
Chickpeas, Corn and Red Peppers with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette
Chickpeas, Corn and Red Peppers with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette
This one features fresh sweet corn, crisp red bell peppers and buttery-textured chickpeas in a honey-lime vinaigrette scented with cumin. It's a crowdpleaser, perfect for a backyard cook-out or picnic. Get the Recipe »
Corn Som Tam with Shrimp
Corn Som Tam with Shrimp
Corn Som Tam is one of Bangkokians' favorite variations of the quintessential green papaya salad (Som Tam). Poached shrimp is added to this sweet, sour, and spicy salad to turn it into a complete meal. Get the Recipe »
Lobster, Corn, and Potato Salad
Lobster, Corn, and Potato Salad
All your favorite components of a clambake show up in this recipe. Get the Recipe »
Jícama, Black Bean and Corn Salad
Jícama, Black Bean and Corn Salad
jícama salad that doubles as a light meal and a no-cook Super Bowl party side dish. Get the Recipe »
Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Charred Chili and Corn
Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Charred Chili and Corn
Check out this burrito-sandwich hybrid. Get the Recipe »
Zucchini and Corn Fritters Rule the World. For Reals.
Zucchini and Corn Fritters Rule the World. For Reals.
Zucchini and Corn Fritters feel indulgent while pumping you full of nothing but summer goodness. They absorb a truly helpful amount of zucchini with minimal effort and time at the stove, especially if you have a food processor. All of which comes in handy when you've got tons of zucchini on your hands. Get the Recipe »
Creamy Corn Soup with Roasted Poblano Chile
Creamy Corn Soup with Roasted Poblano Chile
The Mexican twist here is also interesting, which is the addition of roasted poblano chiles. They pair well with the relatively bland taste of creamy corn, adding some needed kick and smokiness. Get the Recipe »