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One of the best summer sides is grilled corn on the cob—slightly sweet with a satisfying crunch, there’s nothing like it to spice up your summer barbecue or cookout. And while fresh corn on the cob is great as-is off the grill, or with just a little butter and salt, there are countless other ways that you can enjoy this
summer staple.

Start with fresh, in-season corn. Drizzle with olive oil, wrap in foil, and throw it on the grill over medium heat, rotating occasionally. Let cook for 15-20 minutes, then remove from the grill and give one of these toppings a try.

Note: These recipes allow for 4-6 pieces of corn.

parmesan-corn

Ingredients: Parmesan

Instructions:

  1. In a medium size bowl, combine butter, garlic, thyme, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  2. While corn is still hot, spread butter mixture onto the ear with a basting brush.
  3. Roll the corn in freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

cheddar-bacon-corn

Ingredients: Bacon-Cheddar

Instructions:

  1. Spread mayonnaise onto the corn.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the grated cheddar cheese with bacon.
  3. Roll the corn in the cheddar-bacon mixture. Sprinkle with additional cheese, if desired.

garlic-old-bay-corn

Ingredients: Garlic Old Bay

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine butter, garlic, and Old Bay seasoning.
  2. Spread onto hot corn with a basting brush. Sprinkle with extra Old Bay seasoning, if desired.

chipotle-lime-corn

Ingredients: Chipotle-Lime

Instructions:

  1. Coat hot corn with the butter.
  2. In a medium size bowl, combine the mayonnaise, adobo pepper, cilantro, lime juice, lime zest, and salt.
  3. Using a basting brush, spread mayonnaise mixture onto corn.
  4. Sprinkle corn with shredded Asiago cheese.

caribbean-corn

Ingredients: Caribbean

Instructions:

  1. In a medium size bowl, mix together minced garlic and salt.
  2. Whisk in dijon mustard, and then slowly add in the olive oil.
  3. Once thickened, add in lemon juice and parsley.
  4. Using a basting brush, cover the corn with 2 coats of the mixture, and then sprinkle with paprika and grated cheese.

mexican-corn

Ingredients: Mexican

Instructions:

  1. Using a basting brush, coat each ear with butter.
  2. Sprinkle on chili powder, cotija cheese, and cilantro.
  3. Drizzle with lime juice.

Who knew there were so many ways to dress your corn? Share your beautiful—and delicious—creations with us on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #ALMbites.