Corn on the Cob Recipes


Learn fun and tasty recipes to dress up fresh, golden corn on the cob.

Discover how to embellish corn with herbs, garlic, lime and other unique ingredients. Plus, learn our tips for properly grilling and roasting fresh, sweet ears of corn.

Grilling Instructions

Pull back husks and soak in water for 20-25 minutes.
Pat kernels dry and add butter mixture.
Pull husks back up and grill for 20 minutes.
Roasting Instructions

Pull back husks and remove silk.
Apply butter mixture and return husks back up.
Line oven bottom with aluminum foil.
Place cobs directly on oven rack and roast at 180 C (350 F) until soft, about 30-40 minutes.
Tip : For pre-shucked corn, wrap each cob individually with aluminum foil after applying butter.

Five-Butter Mixture Recipes
These dramatically different concoctions can dress up your corn on the cob every day of the week.

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl, mix and set aside. Apply mixture to corn with a pastry brush after soaking and before grilling. Mixtures yield enough for six ears of corn.

Garlic Basil
90 millilitres (6 tablespoons) softened salted butter
30 millilitres (2 tablespoons) minced garlic
10 millilitres (2 teaspoons) chopped basil

Cilantro Lime
250 millilitres (1 cup) softened unsalted butter
125 millilitres (1/2 cup) chopped cilantro
Zest and juice from 1 lime
10 millilitres (2 teaspoons) salt

Lemon Thyme
75 millilitres (5 tablespoons) softened unsalted butter
30 millilitres (2 tablespoons) thyme
2 millilitres (1/2 teaspoon) lemon juice
2 millilitres (1/2 teaspoon) salt

Garlic Dill
125 millilitres (1/2 cup) softened unsalted butter
15 millilitres (1 tablespoon) minced chives
15 millilitres (1 tablespoon) minced fresh dill
2 millilitres (1/2 teaspoon) lemon juice
1 millilitre (1/4 teaspoon) garlic salt

Zesty Horseradish
75 millilitres (1/3 cup) softened butter
30 millilitres (2 tablespoons) mustard
30 millilitres (2 tablespoons) horseradish
5 millilitres (1 teaspoon) Worcestershire sauce
2 millilitres (1/2 teaspoon) lemon pepper seasoning

With a little inventiveness, fancying up corn on the cob is a quick, easy and delicious. Do you have any go-to mixtures? Tell us in the comments below!