Try These 6 Fabulous Sweet Corn Recipes

Whether you want to cook corn on the cob or remove the kernels and use them in other dishes, these recipes are fresh, yummy, and easy to pull together. They all keep something important in mind: corn is in season in summer. That means lots of salads, lots of other summer produce, and lots of quick recipes with very little fuss about them.

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    Corn Avocado Salad

    Picture of Corn Avocado Salad

    The Spruce / Molly Watson

    Luscious and kicky, this Corn Avocado Salad works equally well as a salsa for chips, as a topping with grilled chicken or fish, or all on its own as a salad.

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    Coconut Creamed Corn

    Coconut Creamed Corn

    The Spruce / Molly Watson

    There's nothing wrong with traditional creamed corn, but there's also everything right about this spiced-up, coconut milk version. Get the recipe for Coconut Creamed Corn to see for yourself.

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    Corn Fritters

    Corn Fritters

    The Spruce / Molly Watson

    Corn Fritters are sweet and delicate. While they are perfect as an appetizer or first course, at less formal meals they can center stage with a salad to compose a light summer supper.

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    Corn Tomato Basil Salad

    Corn, Tomato & Basil Salad

    The Spruce / Molly Watson

    Simple sweet corn, ripe tomatoes, and fragrant basil become more than the sum of their parts in this Corn Tomato Basil Salad, a creation that shows as well as anything could that truly tender sweet corn can be eaten crunchy and raw.

    Similarly bright and light, with even more crunch, is this Corn Cucumber,Tomato Salad

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    Grilled Corn Salad

    Image of Spicy Grilled Corn Salad

    The Spruce / Molly Watson

    This Grilled Corn Salad uses the kernels from grilled corn on the cob and adds a brightly spicy dressing and plenty of fresh herbs—a killer at barbecues and backyard parties. 

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    Sweet Corn Soup (Hot or Chilled)

    Corn Soup with Chile

    The Spruce / Molly Watson

    This luscious Sweet Corn Soup is delicious hot or chilled. Top it with roasted chiles or fresh summer herbs (like basil or cilantro).