Exciting and Delicious Ways To Cook Corn On The Cob

Switch things up with the way you enjoy your corn on the cob this summer. The 19 recipes featured below will show you how to do just that. Simply click on the relevant link to be taken to the recipe.

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These recipes are all seriously worth trying.


For more summer recipe ideas, check out these Healthy Vegan Pasta Salad Recipes.

Mexican style corn on the cob

#1 Boiled

The most traditional way to cook corn on the cob is by boiling it.
Easily boil it in water over the hob for about 15 minutes and it’s nice and ready to enjoy. This easy boiled corn on the cob recipe by Natasha from Natasha’s kitchen shows you exactly how to boil corn on the cob.

However, you can seriously reduce the cook time by boiling the corn in the instant pot instead.
It takes just 2 minutes using this quick and easy instant pot con on the cob recipe by Trish from Rhubarbarians.

#2 Instant pot

Here are some more exciting recipes that show you how to cook corn on the cob using an instant pot.

Instant Pot Corn on the Cob with Cream and Honey | Carmy
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob – Mexican Street Version | Sweet and Savory Meals
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob with Spicy Southern Compound Butter | Lexi’s Clean Living

You can also cook your corn in the cob in your air fryer (via Stay Snatched) or crock pot (via Spend With Pennies).

#3 Mexican style

Add some extra kick to your corn with these flavorful Mexican corn on the cob recipes. There’s a reason why this is a popular way to cook corn on the cob.

Grilled Mexican Corn with Mayo | A Couple Cooks
Easy Mexican Street Corn | Isabel Eats
Mexican Street Corn with Cotija Cheese | Little Spice Jar

#4 Smoked

Did you know that there are dedicated smokers that you can use to make great tasting corn on the cob recipes? Well there are, and here are two great examples of how you can do just that.

Smoked Fiesta Corn on the Cob | Kleinworth & Co.
Buttery Smoked Corn on the Cob | Food, Folks and Fun

grilled corn on the cob

#5 Grilled

You can enjoy perfectly smoked corn on the cob by grilling it. It’s the fan favorite way of enjoying corn on the cob. I’ve got 3 of the absolute best recipes for you to try.

Grilled Cilantro, Lime + Paprika Corn on the Cob | Blissful Basil
Grilled Chili Lime Butter Corn on the Cob | Eatwell 101
Easy Grilled Corn On The Cob With Husk | Cooking LSL

#6 Roasted

Corn on the cob that has been roasted in the oven is one of my absolute favorite. It’s the perfect side dish to any summer recipe and here’s how you too can enjoy it.

Fail-Proof Roasted Corn On The Cob | The Chunky Chef
Cheesy Roasted Garlic Corn on the Cob | Just A Taste
Oven Roasted Corn with Chili Butter | Tastes of Lizzy T

Too lazy to try any of the recipes above? How about just shoving your corn on the cob in the microwave. (via I Heart Naptime)

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